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Preserving with Mrs. Wheelbarrow: Fruit Jams and Set Tricks

Evening Demonstration with Tastings

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. ET
Code: 1B0098
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Do you love the summer abundance at the local farmers’ markets, but want to know how to make it last through the cold winter months? Cathy Barrow, author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, is ready to teach you all the canning and preserving tricks you need to keep delicious fruits and vegetables on hand all year round.

Barrow is a D.C.-based food writer who chronicles her kitchen adventures in the popular blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen.

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry (WW Norton & Company) is available for signing.


Fruit Jams and Set Tricks

Learn to make homemade jams that work every time: delicious flavors, small batches, and lower sugar. Pick up quick and sure tricks for good set without commercial pectin.  (Featured: Strawberry jam, double strawberry jam)

If you are Interested in other Mrs. Wheelbarrow sessions, click on selected dates below. Note: Save 20% if you buy all 4 sessions at once.

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Rhubarb is one of spring’s most fleeting gifts. Cathy Barrow offers ways to hold on to it in strawberry rhubarb sauce for canning; rhubarb, lavender, and honey preserves; and rhubarb chutney.


S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)