Market Recipe: Hip Girl’s Honeyed Peaches

Recipe by Kate Payne, Author of Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking Prepare your peaches by bringing a medium saucepan of water to a boil.  Depending on peach size, this recipe will use 1lb small (+/-2”) peaches whole or 2lbs larger peaches halved and pitted.  For both sizes, drop peaches whole into boiling water and let […]

Canning & Preserving Local Foods

What’s the point of canning in your home or buying canned foods at a farmer’s market? Wouldn’t that defeat the purpose of buying fresh, seasonal, chemical-free foods? Not entirely so. There are numerous ways to can and preserve local, seasonal foods, without adding toxins or chemically-derived preservatives.   Methods of Canning and Preserving Foods Include: […]