Put em Up! – Book Review

Put em Up! by Sherri Brooks Vinton In food preparation section their equipment and step by step instructions with illustrations Then it goes into ‘Food Preservation Methods, Equipment, Key ingredients, Process & Storage with step by step illustrations There is also a chapter “Things That Will Surely Get You Into…

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Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin – Book Review

Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin. This book was a Christmas gift from the girls.  Pomona’s Pectin boasts being able to make jams / jellies without the humungous amounts of sugar usually required by the other pectins.  I did find the Pomona’s Pectin at Goodness Me, 2300 Fairview Street in Burlington. I…

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Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life — Book Review

Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life by Marta McDowell.  I enjoyed the gardening biography though personally the other sections may be less well-thumbed. The first section follows Beatrix Potter’s life through her gardening and her love of nature and includes Potter’s whimsical and well-known illustrations throughout, as well as her more realistic…

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