Monthly Archives: March 2011

Arrgh! Sugar!

It’s hard working retail, which is what a market is, but when the first two customers yesterday asked me  if  I had sugar-free jam , I decided to act. Therefore, the beginning of a new movement — the Cane Sugar Anti-Defamation … Continue reading

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Artisanal v. Preservationist

Tigress, in her Facebook post this morning,  referred me to this long blog comment in Doris and Jilly. Doris and Jilly were upset at the snide and snarky tone of a New York Times article about some home preservation techniques. I’m … Continue reading

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Ways to use jam, lesson the nth.

Tigress, in this mornings blog entry, makes a great steamed pudding with jam. An English treat called, surprisingly enough, jam pudding. It looks great, and I’d love to make it, but I’d need to buy a new bowl, some nice … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday — pancakes

I made myself breakfast for dinner one night last week — nice sweet potato pancakes, and that led to thoughts about Pancakes as a lucky or celebratory food. My dad, Irish Catholic fellow that he was, always tried to eat pancakes … Continue reading

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