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Eating Out - September 10, 2010

Yes, they can

As home canning enjoys a surge in popularity, devotees say it's not hard to make pickled veggies, jams and jellies

by Robin Migdol

The thought of canning, or preserving fruits and vegetables in glass jars, may bring to mind a bygone era of life on the family farm and women cooking over a hot stove all day long. But in a modern Palo Alto kitchen simmering with the sights and smells of pickled beets, it's clear that canning is not quite a lost culinary art.

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