A jam day

Blueberry Earl Grey, to be exact.   Used this recipe. Wondered why I couldn’t use fresh-squeezed lemon juice, so googled. The issue is apparently the need for sufficient acidification. But according to this article, lemons that one finds in a typical US grocery store are sufficiently acidic for use in all canning EXCEPT FOR MEYER LEMONS, WHICH Read More …

Dreams and other things

I have heard that folks aren’t all that interested in hearing about other people’s dreams, but last night I had a weird one and I am posting it here as much for myself as for public consumption. I usually don’t recall my dreams as a whole piece. I will remember bits and pieces–the sensation of flying, the Read More …