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Spring - a Time for Renewal

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Tuesday April 27, 2010   -   By Chickadee1

Ahhhhhh finally, spring is in full force!  Yesterday I saw my first hummingbird of the year! And this morning, ate my first, sweet sweet strawberry right off the vine, as well as sampled some lettuces and arugula! What a beautiful time of the year. I...

Name our new jam and win a Jar!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday April 15, 2010   -   By Sonya

Today I'm canning a new jam to commemorate spring and celebrate the opening of the Cincinnati Fine Food Show, which is part of the 21st Annual Cincinnati Flower Show this weekend in Symmes Township Park.  It's a big event, and usually grabs a...

Canning tip of the week!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday April 14, 2010   -   By Sonya

Starting today, I'm going to write one canning tip per week.  It IS the beginning of canning season, right?  The strawberries are just about ready to burst, herbs are appearing, and canners are pulling equipment from their basements and...

Tips for Beginning Canners

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday April 12, 2010   -   By Sonya

Had a wonderful time Sat. teaching canning to a super groups of cooks from the Cincy area!  Thanks so much to Carol (the effervescent learner), Peggy (the inquisitive educator), Judy (Carol's generous and sweet friend), and Jennifer (the determined,...

Last canning class of Spring!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday April 07, 2010   -   By Sonya

Last canning class of the spring is this Saturday, April 10, 9-3 at our cannery.  As of this posting, I'm using a neighbor's internet to write because our internet has been down for two weeks!! So if you are interested in class, please don't register...

Strawberry Amaretto Trifle

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday April 01, 2010   -   By Sonya

Looking for a new new, luscious dessert to bring to an Easter brunch or buffet?  Take a peek at our new Strawberry Amaretto Trifle on our website, www.jamandjellylady.com .  Very easy recipe - but moist and yummy. Why easy?  Well, with...

Ohio State Fair this July

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Tuesday March 30, 2010   -   By Sonya

Just got back from vacation to find a very nice invitation from Ohio Proud (the state-sponsored collaborative of Ohio-based food producers and manufacturers) to conduct a cooking demo at the 23rd Annual Heartland Cuisine program at the Ohio State Fair. ...

Early to Rise" Strawberries and Rhubarb"

Blog: Zina's Produce   -   Wednesday March 24, 2010   -   By Zina

Soon strawberries and Rhubarb will be center stage! I can’t wait until I taste the first local strawberry. Failing a backyard bed or pick- your-own farm, try to find local strawberries! In season these babies are best when eaten right out of the patch sweet...

Oh, the weather outside is frightful!!!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Tuesday February 09, 2010   -   By Sonya

We received about 9 inches of snow today - kids got a snow day.   We had a ball making snow men, snow ice cream, snow forts, and snow angels!  And we played with the idea of a new dessert using our delicious Strawberry Lemonade!  The kids and I...

Master's Class - Valentine's Day!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Sonya

Thanks to the die-hard canners who braved the arctic cold and made it to the Master's Canning - Valentine's class!  We made a new jam: Sweetheart Jam, and a butter pastry to match!  Sweetheart Jam will be stocked at Butcher Bill's in Mason, and also...

Manufactured Jams versus Hand Made Jams

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday January 21, 2010   -   By Sonya

Making a nice batch of Strawberry Jam today.  The kitchen smells like heavenly summer, despite the steel-gray skies and ice all over the trees and grass!  A hot cup of coffee and I'm set... Our jam is called SoftSet (c).  That's a name I...

Harvest today

Blog: Bunchgrass Farm   -   Wednesday September 02, 2009   -   By arbortender

Brought in a few pounds each of garlic, walla walla sweet onions, and strawberries. Yum!

UCSC Strawberry Festival

Blog: Slow Life with Real Food   -   Thursday May 21, 2009   -   By Amber

Whenever University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) Farm and Garden program holds an event, I delight in going. It is an excuse to visit one of the most beautiful and well-run farms I have ever been to. The farm sits on a cliff overlooking Monterey Bay. It...

We are growing! Lot's of future goals.........

Blog: Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm   -   Thursday April 23, 2009   -   By Mike

The farm has over 1200 plants ready for the fields beginning of May!   CERTIFIED ORGANIC produce this year includes Tomatoes of many kinds, tomatillos, peppers, squash, watermelon, orange sherbert melon, lavender, sweet marjoram, mint, onions,...

Strawberry Pie? It's Not June or July!

Blog: The Call Again Farm Journal   -   Friday April 10, 2009   -   By Laura

In  Animal, Vegetable, Miracle , the food columnist in the author's local paper who always featured out-of-season ingredients or canned ingredients that were in season and could have been bought fresh locally.  My local paper, Buffalo News ,...

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