Chilies

Candied Chilies

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Candied Chilies
Candied Chilies

Recently, I visited a swap meet with a couple of friends. We had a lot of fun and wore ourselves out! My best purchase was at a produce shop. I discovered some lovely jalapeno chiles and tomatillos, a type of green fruit that makes our absolute favorite salsa. Yes, I have posted that recipe here, when we were living in Mexico. I have, sadly, had a very hard time finding them here in Florida. However, last weekend I found about 10 pounds and bought every single one! I also bought about five pounds of beautiful jalapeno chilies: Read the rest of this entry »

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Salsa!

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If you have been reading my blog for a time, you will know that we shop at the “Swami”, or local farmers’ market, on Sundays. This week I was overjoyed to discover beautiful Roma tomatoes and fresh tomatillos for only six pesos for a kilo (that’s about 2.2 pounds for Americans). That works out to less than 25 cent s a pound (US). The price was so low that Read the rest of this entry »

I CAN’t Seem to Stop Canning!

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I have been a canning queen this past summer! Mr. M has informed me that we will never be able to eat all of the stuff I canned! I canned nine different types of jams and preserves, two types of pickle relish, sauces, and several pickles. Not to mention various types of dry beans, chicken and meat stocks. Read the rest of this entry »