Discovering the key ingredient in a perfect peach pie

I headed west out of the city a couple of weeks ago with friends. Our destination: the St. Jacob’s Farmers’ Market.  My destination: peach pie. Oh, I was as keen as my friends to stuff my market bag with field tomatoes and zucchini. In fact, I filled my bag and then several others, too.  I … Continue reading Discovering the key ingredient in a perfect peach pie

Perfect preserves escape me yet again

If I were ever to open a business (which is highly unlikely) I would call it something like Lynda’s Less Than Perfect Offerings. People might mistake it for a second-hand shop, but at least I’d be getting them in the door. They probably wouldn’t come for what I’d actually be selling – nearly jelled jellies, … Continue reading Perfect preserves escape me yet again