Preserving Food

Confiture de Vieux Garçon

I'm starting my very first confiture de tigresse (jam of tigress-cat) this month and i'm so excited! (yes i know i changed the name,...

Roast the toast: Marmalade thumbprints

Made by fellow canner lelo of lelo in nopo they are kind of the rage around the canning blogosphere. once they started popping up on...

Blueberry curd & canning kit winner!

Ok, first off - miss isabelle was the winner of the canning kit & book! enjoy miss isabelle... and thanks to everyone for entering...

Carrots: buttered & jammed

I’ve found that canning in february has it’s perks…eventually. or, Eventually i found that canning in february has it’s perks. Basically what i’m sayin’ is;...

Chewy spicy (dried fruit) chutney

I remember a more innocent time when i said i didn't like garlic with fruit. and then another time when i confessed i wasn't a chutney...

Jam on it: shaker squash bread

You may have a bunch of these hangers-on from your summer garden that are just about ready to jump. or you might have been...

Rajisthani kumquat pickle

Ever notice how koons-like kumquats are? or is it just me?  look, i'm up here in the berkshires for the week...i'm happier than a pig in...

Sour cherries: Two Classic Preserves

You need to run, run I tell you! get to your closest farm, stand, market or u-pick and get yourself some sour cherries. Now!...

Honeyed cayenne chiles

I grew these! I don't know if i'll ever loose the wonder & excitement of growing my own food. I hope not! If i had...

Give-away: put ’em up!

...so it's been a busy week for me and i haven't had time to put much of anything up for later. But, i have...