Savory Plum Sauce: Canning Recipe

This is simple yet versatile savory plum canning recipe from The Complete Book of Home Preserving. Makes a great sauce or marinade for a variety of foods. We love it on meat! Think chicken, duck or pork. Delish. Ingredients: Makes about 4 pints, suggest canning or freezing in 8 oz portions 2 cups lightly packed […]

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You can bánh tráng anything: Exhibit Two Roast Duck

In the March 20th Case of bánh tráng-ing anything, would the jury please now direct their attention to Exhibit 2: Roast Duck with pickled fennel, savory plum sauce and golden shallots a la Bánh Tráng. This was an awesome way to use up some left over roast duck and broken rice. For detailed instructions and […]

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Pickled Fennel – Canning Recipe

You bet this pickled fennel is from 2011! Great vintage, ages nicely. When I made it, I had acquired a few extra fennels on a sale but knew I wouldn’t eat them all. Fennel is a treat, despite being pretty humble, and more expensive at times than I think it ought to be. No worries […]

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