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Preserving with Mrs. Wheelbarrow: Putting Up Tomatoes

Evening Demonstration with Tastings

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. ET
Code: 1B0100
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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.


Putting Up Tomatoes

There is no more useful home-canned food than tomatoes. Useful all winter in soups, stews, chili, and spaghetti sauce, plan ahead and add the best of the local varieties to your pantry. (Featured: Crushed tomatoes, tomato puree) 

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Other Connections

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)