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Mastering Food Preservation: Drying & Herbs

A line of jars aglow with colorful herbal vinegars greeted us as we arrived at our third Master Food Preserver training session. The evening’s focus was on drying and herbs, and the flavored vinegars were samples of just one of … Continue reading

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Mastering Food Preservation: Jams & Jellies

I came away from our first hands-on lab with a new-found appreciation for homemade jams and jellies, the topic of our next class in the Master Food Preserver Program. Timed to coincide with strawberry season, flats of fragrantly ripe strawberries … Continue reading

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Local Food: Strawberries at Applecrest Farm, Hampton Falls

If ever you’ve read The Cider House Rules by John Irving, Applecrest Farm will feel familiar. Irving drew inspiration for the book from his experience working there as a teenager. We used to live just down the road from here, and … Continue reading

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Local Food: Gateway Farmers’ Market, York

We’ve no shortage of greens, but made a trip to the Gateway Farmers’ Market in York this weekend to supplement what’s in the garden: beets and tomatoes from Riverside Farm; field strawberries from River Lily Farm; cilantro from Moondance Farm; and tucked … Continue reading

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