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 »
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »