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Category: Preserves

Tomato Jam and a trip down Memory Lane

Every autumn, some primal instinct arises and I feel compelled to ‘put up’ my farm stand finds so that, as they shutter for the season, I’ll have a winter pantry of homemade tomato sauces and chunky tomatoes to put into pasta sauces or, at their […]

Canning your own Crushed Tomato Sauce

Every fall something primal comes over me and I feel the need to can or ‘put up’ produce for the coming winter.  This likely goes back to visions of my paternal grandmother, a country girl from Ontario, who despite having strayed a long way from […]

The Stracey Family Recipe for Seville Orange Marmalade

         Today is another milestone in the life of Chewing the Fat. This is our first guest post!  It’s not, however, the first appearance of its authors, my dear “cousins”, Sir John and Lady Martha Stracey.  The bakers among you likely swooned […]