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Jay Geneske's Blog – October 2011 Archive (2)

A pumpkin carving feast!

Cross-posted on Local Me.

Autumn rustles through the maples of Manhattan, sweeping away the tomatoes, corn, zucchinis, and berries of our Indian summer. I focused on the hearty, auburn, and waxy season-transition vegetables at my farmers' market class last weekend. Indeed, this is the time for roasting, stewing, and…


Added by Jay Geneske on October 24, 2011 at 12:39pm — 5 Comments

Getting Canned - first attempt at canning

Cross-posted from Local Me.

No local food journey would be complete without preserving the harvest. Freezing, drying, pickling, and...canning. I grew up with dusty glass jars shelved like aged books below the basement steps, each lid personally labeled by my mom or an aunt.

I recently ordered canning equipment through Amazon.com and set aside time on a Saturday to can…


Added by Jay Geneske on October 18, 2011 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments



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