Nigel’s gooseberry pie

There’s really only one reason in my book (blog?) to grow gooseberries. sure jam is nice, and i wouldn’t shake my spoon at a serious gooseberry...

5 spice kumquat chutney

This is the last of my 10 pound batch – ordered from here quite some time ago. as you may know, i love kumquats, those...

Carrot spears with chervil

If you've been over here recently then you know that i have been rather busy the last few weeks. Haven't had a whole heck...

Jam on it: Plum hot jelly & almond butter

Attention: this is a public service announcement You may remember this Plum hot jelly look, I know plum season seems like forever ago and forever...

Plum Hot Jelly!

this weekend went by very fast! up here in the southern berkshires we had our first frost the leaves have been whipping around and...

Blue apple jam with fennel & bay

I wanted to title this post ‘fall!’ but as any good blogger knows if there’s a recipe in the post you gotta name the recipe...

Can jam December round-up: Dried fruit

First i want to send a big wet furry tigress kiss (ewwww!) to everyone that participated in the great can jam of 2010! whether...

Shizzles with picklz: shallot pie

The holiday season is in full swing and i've been feeling kinda generous. (have you noticed?) i mean, perfect pie crust over there, fried...

Cultured butter (and créme fraîche)

Iam happy to report that sore shoulders (me) churner's elbow (M) and one broken lehman's best butter churn later, M and i have buttered...