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Or Fannie Farmer. Or some pioneer woman stocking up for a long hard winter in the plains. I’ve long been a stress baker, creating things when I’m antsy and need to calm myself.  Yesterday, however, I was a stress canner.  At the end of the day, I looked back and actually surprised myself.  I wonder if I’m from another era sometimes.  In a cloud of crazy energy, I busted out the following:  cherry blueberry jam, red plum jam, quick dill pickles, bread & butter pickles, salted caramels and some really crappy rice krispie treats.  Regarding that last one, file it away in the “I should have known better” category.  Stale rice krispies and Dollar Store marshmallows do not a delicious treat make.  Ick.



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