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Canned Food

My maternal grandmother was busily working over a large pot of boiling water that contained empty glass “Mason” jars. I asked why she was cooking empty jars. She answered that boiling water sterilized the jars so she could safely can … Continue reading

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Happy Canned Food Month

Sometimes I think about the old part-time job at a grocery store during my college years as a stockboy, many years ago, when I look at the cans of food in my kitchen. We young men cut the tops of the cardboard cases … Continue reading

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