We are harvesting (aaaand processing) lots of cherries, raspberries, rhubarb, and hopefully I’ll soon get to the currants! Summer in full swing!
The bulk of our pear harvest was slated for caramelizing them with butter, brandy and honey, then freezing for year-round indulgence.
What produce does elicit disappointment in summer, is usually met with much gladness in the dearth of winter. Take, for instance, the green bell pepper. Many, many sweet peppers usually remain on my plants until the first Fall frost comes rolling in. I need every single day of sun and warmth I can get to turn that green […]
Excuse my silence, but these sticky hands have been busy processing cherries. Remember that pick-your-own excursion that got me slugging 40lbs of cherries home? Well, yes, we needed to pit every. single. one. and do something with the cherries. Whew! Really, though, it was enjoyable work with this whiz of a cherry pitter I picked up at the farm […]