Rhubarb Crumble

Our rhubarb stalks are plump and ready for picking. Over the next 8 to 10 weeks I’ll harvest the fattest and longest stalks to make Rhubarb Crumble and other flavourful recipes.   Rhubarb is a perennial plant that belongs to the … Continue reading

Citrus Preserving

In the spring, when we Pacific Northwesters are just getting the growing season under way, our supermarkets are full of seasonal produce from other parts of the globe. It’s my normal choice to not purchase food products that have travelled from far away, as … Continue reading

Canning Ring Chaos

My pantry used to become a tangle of canning jar rings. Especially during that time between November, when canning was completed for the year and June, when half of the put-up preserves were consumed. I was pretty good at cleaning and storing the … Continue reading