Last summer my friend Sue convinced me that I shouldn’t go through another canning season without a Victorio Food Strainer. At first I didn’t even understand what she was talking about. I don’t have a technical mind and in no way could even fathom how this works, let alone design something like this. But my hands, that is another story — they love this Victorio! I don’t have a food allergy to tomatoes but my hands really break out when I cut them up and process them. With the Victorio my handling of fruits and vegetables is much less.
I didn’t grow up eating figs, well, except for Fig Newtons, you’re darn tootin! If you weren’t lucky enough to have a fig tree or two growing in your yard then this little bloggin’ about figs will probably relate to you. Here’s my figs story and an easy preserved figs recipe. For me, figs are … Read more