Monthly Archives: April 2011

Rhubarb and Local Produce

Last week I got my first really local produce of the season, rhubarb from Cha, on of the many oriental small farmers in Eastern King County. In the line of produce vendors, she had the only rhubarb and it was … Continue reading

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Sweet Omelets

In my never-ending quest to get all people to eat more jam, I suggest a sweet omelet. The concept is old-fashioned, to be sure. Escoffier states that omelets can be filled with jam or jelly, but when I look at … Continue reading

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The skinny on real lemon juice

I have only used real lemon juice in all my jams, not worrying very much about it. Another blogger has explained it all for me (and you). http://agardenerstable.com/2011/04/19/real-lemon-versus-realemon/ I thought that this was a good essay and will continue to … Continue reading

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Summer begins

This Saturday starts the official Farmers Market season as it’s the first day of the first seasonal market in the area — the Issaquah Market. I’ll be there, along with my friends from Grand Central Bakery, Tiny’s Organic, First Fruit … Continue reading

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Arrgh! Sugar! Continued

In order to be fair, there’s an extensive article in the New York Times Magazine this coming Sunday called “Is sugar Toxic?” ¬† The author makes the contention that fructose has negative effects on the¬†liver which then cascade to cause … Continue reading

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I take plastic

The big news of the weekend is not so much for you jam fanatics, as it is for the other miniature business people like me. After consultation with Holly from the Sock Monster, I got a Square Up credit card … Continue reading

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Red Pepper Sauce for Salmon

Well, last week I bought some salmon from Tuna Dan, my next booth neighbor at the Fremont Sunday Market. It was fresh, and I got the tail ends for a deal. So I decided to illustrate my Red Pepper Jelly … Continue reading

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