Roast the toast: rhubarb & apple butter pandowdy

Perhaps you've noticed by now that i have a thing for old-fashioned fruit desserts? yeah, i kinda do. here's how this one came about: the...

Salt & pepper preserved Kumquats

This is so simply a play on the ubiquitous preserved lemons. those same preserved lemons that i rinse, chop, and throw on everything with...

North Indian Lime Pickle

During citrus season i become a pickle making machine. i know marmalade is the flavor of the month for most, but my year’s meals...

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...

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...

Fermented Sriracha

It’s no secret i’m a hothead. i love me my chiles and those of you in more hot & dry climes may not know it,...

Jam on it: steamed walnut bread

There’s probably a few of you around here now privy to the fact that i love me an old-fashioned dessert. and i love me...

Strawberry Ice cream

If you happened to be following what i've dubbed 'the butter chronicles' over here and here, then you know that there's a lotta bright and deep...

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...