Canning In The Rain

Yesterday was intended to be canning day but it took all the time I wanted to spend on it just halving and deseeding the jalapeños. Having gone through two cracked ceramic stovetops I have learned not subject the present stovetop to the weight of a canning operation. Instead, I set up the three burner Coleman® … More Canning In The Rain

Powdered Kale

Although I’m a lifelong vegetarian there are several vegetables that I don’t care for all that much. I include them in my diet on occasion anyway for their nutritional value, prepared in ways my palate deems acceptable. Kale is a vegetable I don’t care for at all when cooked as a green. I don’t mind … More Powdered Kale

Dehydrated Mushrooms

When I was very young in South India we would spend a week during the hottest part of the summer vacationing in the Palani Hills where it was much cooler. Up there we could get plums, apricots, raspberries, mushrooms and other produce not available down on the hot plains. One year my mom bought an … More Dehydrated Mushrooms

Preserving Basil

Here I am with lots of time on my hands but away from home. At least I have my laptop with me and can keep up with what others are up to in their kitchens. I do have some old photos on my computer I could make mention of. Basil is one of my favorite … More Preserving Basil