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My Canning Adventure Continues: Nectarine and Plum Tomato Salsa

May 29, 2012
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Last month, I wrote about my first experience canning, making Cathy Barrow’s (mrswheelbarrow.com) Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce, and how gratifying it was to make something that had a shelf life. Here in Santa Barbara, produce traditionally associated with the summer months — cherries, peaches, nectarines, etc. — began arriving in our Farmers Market a few weeks ago. […]

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Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Giardiniera (Pickled Vegetables) from The New York Times

February 1, 2012
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The kitchen is my comfort zone, my happy place, the room in my house where I find calm even on the busiest days. And, while I’ve had (and still suffer through) my fair share of disasters, I typically shrug off failure because I’m endlessly curious about cooking. Nothing makes me happier than trying a new […]

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