The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

January 12, 2015
by Melissa
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So many jars.

Every Christmas when I sort and package the year’s canned goods to give as gifts, I proclaim that I won’t can so many things the next year. And every year, I fail to can less. This year went a bit … Continue reading

September 1, 2012
by Melissa
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I’ve got a can-do spirit.

I’ve been busy this summer. Busy canning nearly every weekend and sometimes on weekday nights. I thought my canning might decline a little because of our move to Charlottesville and our slightly smaller kitchen with less storage space. I was … Continue reading

May 23, 2012
by Melissa
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A wagon full of strawberries.

Strawberry season is starting to wind down in my part of Virginia, but I took full advantage of it this year. Or as full advantage as a person with a small freezer can take. Since I started canning a lot … Continue reading