Welcome to Preserving Now

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Atlanta Holiday Entertaining & Preserving Event

Serenbe – Bosch Experience Center

Sunday – November 16, 2 pm to 5 pm

Atlanta, It’s your Turn Now!

 

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Getting Ready for the Holidays

Entertaining and Preserving Event

We just had a great time in Nashville (see here) and now it’s Atlanta’s turn to have the fun!

Come join our party…..

Cabbagetown Wine Glasses

 

 

First up we’ll prepare Wine Herb Jelly and learn how to make a fun container for gifting.

 

 

 

 

We’ll stopear shrubp to talk about and sample a Shrub* – that’ll combine the best of the Autumn fruits to mix with Rum or Soda or Cranberry Juice, your choice – along with some tasty appetizers during the afternoon’s fun.

 

 

 

 

 

And then we’ll cook up some Pear Cranberry Butter – how seasonal and tasty is that!

 

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We’ll also bring display samples of more gifting ideas in interesting packaging and combinations you can do yourself – with recipes.

 

 

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Get ready for holiday cooking, partying.

And for great gifting for family, friends, office workers and teachers — with homemade tasty seasonal foods you make yourself!

 

 

 

Everything included along recipes and with your own jar of Wine Herb Jelly and Pear Cranberry Butter to take home.  $45.00.

Register by email to Lyn@PreservingNow.com

 

*Shrub?  Dating back to colonial days, Shrubs are a way of preserving fruit in a vinegar and sugar solution that makes a sweet-tart refreshing drink. Combine fruits will all sorts of herbs, spices, even veggies for thousands of varied drinks.  Use as a mixer for cocktails or combine with sodas, lemonades, juices for non-alcoholic drinks.

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