Category: Kitchen Goddess

“Better c’mon in my kitchen–’cause it’s raining outdoors”

Juicy Fruit

The dilemma--what to do with the strawberries before they go bad?

Last night, I embarked on a science experiment. I started making a fruit-infused vinegar. I’ve been thinking about fruit infusions for a long time. I first encountered the concept years ago–an artist whom I had a brief crush on being…

“Once you get started …”

Today's little project.

“Oh, it’s hard to stop.” (I’m channeling Chaka Khan in that hit song I loved from the ’70s here). “When you get dow-owwn, y’all, ain’t no turning ba-ack, ohhh!” Of course, I don’t think she was talking about canning. I…

That can do spirit…

Quart jars heaped high with peaches, awaiting their turn in the boiling water bath.

My body’s in the kitchen at Leni Sorensen’s, taking a canning class, but my mind is far, far away. There’s a memory nibbling at the corners of my consciousness so part of me is blanching and peeling peaches and making…