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Fig Lemon Nutmeg Preserves

In Uncategorizied On August 4, 2014 0 Comments

I am delighted to say that I was welcomed to pick figs again from my neighbor’s trees. They have 4 huge king fig trees lining the alley and… Read More »

Making Kombucha at Home

In Uncategorizied On June 10, 2014 0 Comments

Well, our newest obsession has been making (and drinking) our own Kombucha. Kombucha is fermented tea. You know, like how Kefir is fermented milk and Sauerkraut is fermented… Read More »

You will never believe this.

In Uncategorizied On February 25, 2014 0 Comments

I finally got my first cell phone plan and my first smart phone, all in one big move. It’s quite unbelievable to most people I know. So I’ve… Read More »

Uses for Lemons

In Uncategorizied On February 13, 2014 2 Comments

“oh, I can’t think of anything to do with them other than lemonade” What!? I feel just the opposite, they are great in everything…

Sampling the Control-N-Roll

In Uncategorizied On January 7, 2014 0 Comments

I am trying out a new product, the “Control-N-Roll”. They generously offered to send me a free sample to review here on my blog. The below opinions are… Read More »

Cooker’s Block

In Uncategorizied On December 2, 2013 6 Comments

You know, like “Writer’s Block?”  Do you ever just run out of ideas for meals? We all do, especially if we cook all the time like I do…. Read More »

Concord Grape JAM

In Uncategorizied On October 20, 2013 0 Comments

Step 1: Squeeze the grapes so that the insides pop out and  set the skins aside. Step 2: Cook the insides on medium heat for 20 minutes or… Read More »

Quince Jam

In Uncategorizied On October 13, 2013 0 Comments

This incredible, uncommon, interesting fruit found its way into my kitchen this week. I grew up with a quince tree behind our house and yet I’d never eaten… Read More »

Naked Savory Dill Zucchini Relish

In Gardening, Snacks, Uncategorizied On September 6, 2013 21 Comments

All I wanted was a recipe for dill zucchini relish. Everything online and in my cook books were way too much effort and time, too many ingredients, and… Read More »

Canned Gingered Peach Chunks

In Uncategorizied On August 13, 2013 0 Comments

I canned some peaches a few weeks ago, in halves. The jars were difficult to really fill up, and they needed a lot of liquid to fill in… Read More »