Archive for the ‘where to buy jam’ Category


the true secret of jam – and the city market

July 4th, 2009

a month or so ago, once i had gotten into the swing of things for jam season 2009, i realized the fundamental truth of jam, the basic self-evident conceptual unit of it all. i think i had discovered it last season but forgotten over the cold winter months, and anyone who produces enough jam, perhaps [...]

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peaches peaches peaches

June 26th, 2009

peaches are here!!!! tomorrow at the market i’ll be in the same spot as last week and the week before, in the blessed shade under the trees at the back end of the parking lot. i’m nestled snugly between cricket’s fabulous baked goods and a veritable mountain of lavender. it’s a pungent counterpoint to the [...]

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new flavors for the market tomorrow

May 22nd, 2009

i’m eternally indebted to my friends at Roundabout Farm for letting me set up shop in their stand at the city market tomorrow, just like last week. new flavors: strawberry lime, strawberry rhubarb + ginger, strawberry + balsamic vinegar, strawberry + rosemary, and lime or lemon rhubarb (i haven’t decided yet). old flavors: strawberry, strawberry [...]

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no rest for the weary

May 15th, 2009

i concocted some plain rhubarb jam tonight, for a change, because i wondered how rhubarb would fare on its own. it is sour and thick. the rhubarb ginger is better this week than ever before, and the strawberry lavender is a new iteration of an old friend. i’ll be at the market in 6.5 hours; [...]

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the city market this saturday, may 16

May 14th, 2009

i will be under Roundabout Farm’s tent (located abutting 2nd St. SW, approximately here) this weekend at the market because there are too many aspiring merchants and not enough spaces for their wares. stay tuned this season and see how this develops. in the works are: strawberry lavender, plain rhubarb jam, rhubarb ginger (of course) [...]

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