Spring Rampage Pickles

Yes i know everyone is doing ramp pickles right now. But this is less about pickled ramps and more of a study in spring...

Taking & making stock

Maybe it's my utilitarian bent, but there's something i find exhilarating about 'cleaning up the garden' right around the break of fall. On a good...

Ancho Apple Butter

I couldn't help myself. it's fall and the apples are fallin' everywhere around here. This tree was here long before i even knew what a...

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...

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...

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...

Roast the toast: jam pudding

One of the things i love about having these two little blogs o' mine is that i get to share my secrets. i mean...

Onionz limone chutney

Let me tell ya the story about onionz limone. ya see, onionz was a big talker. until one day, the boss told me to...

Lemon squash jam

I have a confession to make. Even tho i grow a lotta cucurbits, i don't grow these. I used to grow them. but to be...