By Cindy Naas
This is the first year I have canned.
When I was growing up, late summer and early fall was considered to be canning season, and for weeks the house would smell like sweet blackberry jam, spicy apple butter and my favorite, the spicy sweet smell of my grandmother’s spiced peach recipe.
As an adult I kept intending to learn to can, and never got around to it until this summer, when my interest in buying and using locally grown produce made me decide to just do it.
So, two weeks ago I went out to a local organic farm and bought a large basket of peaches.
I stopped on the way home Read the rest of this entry »