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Savory Pickled Beets

In Snacks On January 31, 2016 0 Comments

I’ve added another beet recipe to my tool belt.  I was given a large box of large beets for my free community cooking class.  We discussed how popular… Read More »

Put on your hot lids and rings and process for 15 minutes

Fig Citrus Saucy Jam

In Breakfast, Snacks On September 15, 2015 0 Comments

Jam… It’s like the most difficult canning thing I make. Why? Why!?… Well, I usually don’t want to add all that darn sugar. There’s way too much in most recipes and even when I buy “lower sugar” pectin, I still don’t seem to get thick jam.

Savory Fig Jam

In Snacks On August 11, 2015 0 Comments

Well fig harvesting time has come and gone again. It is so very quick. You either get the figs ripe and sweet and soft, or the birds do…and in a week or two, they are all gone for another year.

Pickled Yellow Summer Squash

In Gardening, Snacks On October 9, 2014 0 Comments

This was an experiment last summer that ended up being our family favorite and a great discovery. Dill pickled yellow summer squash is amazing! So tasty and has… Read More »

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 »

Strawberry Jam

In Gardening, Snacks On June 12, 2014 0 Comments

Oh my gosh you guys, I did it!…I switched to pectin…Holy Cow, what was I waiting for ?! This stuff works wonders. Instead of cooking the hell out… Read More »

Mixed Citrus Marmalade

In Breakfast, Snacks On February 3, 2014 2 Comments

It’s bitter. Is it too bitter? I don’t know. I have never been fond of marmalade because as a kid, it was bitter. Now that I love canning,… Read More »

Pickled Cauliflower with Carrots

In Snacks On November 15, 2013 2 Comments

Quote of the day from my Grandma (age 95) “Are you still canning?  When are you going to be done?” She was in disbelief when I called her… 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 »