Category Archives: jam

Strawberry Season in Maine

The fresh strawberries are starting to appear in the markets here in Southern Maine (!!!). I see strawberries as the official start to the short Maine preserving season – for one, strawberry jam is one of my favorite types of … Continue reading

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Wintertime Canning: Hot Pepper Jam

Canning hot pepper jam in the middle of winter is the perfect pick-me-up. It’s nice to put up a quick little project that doesn’t rely on perfect in-season produce, and this jam refreshes the canning pantry which is starting to … Continue reading

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Preserving Peaches with Food In Jars’ Marisa McClellan

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of hosting Marisa McClellan, author of two preserving cookbooks and blogger at Food In Jars, at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Falmouth. We were all particularly excited to be a stop on … Continue reading

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BBF Preserves: Honey-Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Jam + Dinner out in Portland afterwards

It’s almost strawberry season in Maine! I look forward to few fruits and vegetables seasons with the same enthusiasm as strawberries. Strawberries mark the beginning of summer and the change from vegetables that require little light to grow, like lettuces … Continue reading

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The Peach Haul

I bought a case of peaches. It looks like this:  …times about 40.  I’ve never gotten too into buying peaches when they’re in season in Maine, since they’re very expensive. I’d imagine peaches aren’t too prolific in Maine, since places … Continue reading

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Can It Foward Day: August 13, 2011

Get ready, kids.  Canning season is upon us.  Strawberries are coming out at the markets, Pick Your Own fields are opening, the Cape Elizabeth Strawberry Festival is this weekend. Don’t know where to begin?  Take a canning class with me (only $10 and locations … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Marmalade

Seeing how it’s a major snowstorm here in New England, I can’t help but think that canning would be a perfect indoor project for today. That is, assuming you have all the ingredients you need to whip up some jam. … Continue reading

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