The Plumming Project

July 6, 2010

The Plumming Project: Jarring + Clean Up (FML*)

by Kayoko Akabori

PREFACE: Ingredients + Recipe Prep + Boil I’m not sugarcoating this. I need you to understand what a truly, utterly, and horrifyingly HUGE PAIN IN THE ASS this entire project is. When browsing the I N T E R N E T for recipes, no one ever tells you that this is such a life-consuming […]

July 2, 2010

The Plumming Project: Prep + Boil

by Kayoko Akabori

This is one of those projects that I always think I can handle, but it just turns into dread, and ultimately only goes to prove what a huge procrastinator I am. Since I picked up the plums from Christi a week ago, it’s just been this nagging thing that’s been clawing at my brain EVERY […]

June 29, 2010

The Plumming Project: Ingredients + Recipe

by Kayoko Akabori

Summer is here. You know how I know? Christi called me last week and said, “We’ve got plums coming out of our ying yang, from the trees in our back yard. Will you come take them?” Yes, this is the same Christi who handed me bags of apricots last year, with which I made jam. […]