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Fuyu Persimmon Preserves

We have a Fuyu persimmon tree that our best friends gifted to us when we moved in here and it was a pretty big tree when they gave it to us. It was about 3 feet tall at the time and it turns out that it loves the climate here! After 2 years it is now a 12 foot tree and laden with ...

So Easy Pomegranate Jelly

One of the best things about living here in the Central Valley of California are all the pomegranate trees. We put in four a couple years ago but just around the corner is a quarter mile of mature pomegranate trees that the farmer seems to have abandoned.They are on a quiet road next to an ...

Letters to the Editor from the Summer 2017 Issue

Memory LaneI enjoyed the photographs of the old woodstoves featured in Memory Lane in the Winter issue. I’m 73 and have fond memories of the Home Comfort woodstove my mother cooked on. I still remember the warmth it provided, and the amazing smells that came from that stove.I have the ...

Preserving and Canning Recipes for Garden Produce

Once upon a time, pantry shelves lined with an abundance of stately jars filled with freshly preserved fruits and vegetables were a source of pride for homemakers, because their handiwork in the kitchen could be counted on to sustain the family through the winter. Today’s supermarkets offer ...

The Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System

The Ball FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System makes a great gift for newlyweds or couples who garden and either already preserve their bounty or who have mentioned wanting to learn to preserve their garden-fresh fruits and veggies. This would also make a great gift for a family – instead ...

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