In this issue, eggs 101 labeling on egg cartons, how to make dungeness crab, past favorite posts and this week’s social media list.
In this bi-weekly newsletter, a visit to a lavender farm in full bloom, making small batch strawberry jam, strawberry picking, social media and more.
Marge Braker, a retired home economics teacher, demonstrates how to make small batch strawberry jam using fresh strawberries, sugar, and lemon.
This week’s Newsletter explores urban farms.
Berry picking is something I’ve been doing since I moved to Oregon. There is something very special about the berries here. Like the grapes for pinot noir, berries like the weather here during the summer months – once it kicks in! Cool nights and hot days. Generally the strawberries come into their full sweetness in […]
Jack Campbell, AKA Chef Jacques, demonstrates how to use fresh berries to make special sauces to enhance a variety of dishes.
December 02, 2010 It’s a good news/bad news scenario: California regulators have replaced methyl bromide with methyl iodide to be used as a fumigant in agriculture. The good news is that it takes methyl bromide off the list of choices due to its known ability to deplete the stratospheric ozone layer. The bad news is […]
This strawberry jam recipe calls for smaller amounts of fruit and sugar. Cooking in a wide pan speeds up the gelling process and no pectin is needed.