Category Archives: Summer Challenge

Can-It-Forward with Ball’s: Peach, Nectarine Orange Jam

Somewhere last winter, when it was freezing and record-breaking blizzards were sweeping the country, there was a group of PR people brainstorming canning season.  They probably had a brainstorm brief with an objective along the lines of “Reignite interest in … Continue reading

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In Praise of Volunteers …

… And perhaps, more importantly, volunteer coordinators. Once upon a time, I was a grassroots organizer.  This was before grassroots organizing became well-known due to President Obama.  As a grassroots organizer,  I lived and breathed and so appreciated volunteers.  And … Continue reading

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Weekend of Cooking

As we enter the 4th of July weekend, I am looking forward to a weekend of cooking.  I’m headed into visit my parents and have two meals planned, a birthday lunch for my Aunt Barbara and a belated Father’s Day … Continue reading

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Summer Challenge

As mentioned previously, I’m lucky to have a CSA-like food coop that delivers produce to the neighborhood every other week.  Yesterday, I picked up the bounty and have a lot of great items to use … some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Summer Challenge

Those of you who know me, know that I sometimes take on a bit more than I need to … well, I’m afraid I am doing it again.  In addition to the Cook Book Challenge, I am also issuing a … Continue reading

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