Preserving Food

Chatelaine Revival!

Criginating in the 18th century, the term chatelaine meant a chain or clasp which held all manner of useful objects, most importantly the keys to 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...

Sweet preserved kumquats

Sun pods koon inspirations. (i'm absolutely sure of it) Shape like an oversized grape, taste like a very sweet lemon that can be eaten whole,...

Sweet tomato ketchup

Remember this? after two long weeks in LIC i got back to my little plot of heaven up in the berkshires only to find an onslaught of these: the way...

Lime on lime shred marmalade

These crinkly little critters are not the loveliest things i've ever set eyes on. infact they never were quite ready for their close up. that...

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...

Rhubeena

Yes, i'm still workin' on preserving all that rhubarb... This is a new one for me and i'm quite excited about it. i was...

Oven roasted tomatoes with Turkish spices

yes, yes, i’m still alive! it’s been over two months since last we spoke and there’s really nothing to say other than, when you...

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,...

Tigress’ best books of 2011 & a holiday give-away + cookie party on facebook!

I've been so excited about my holiday list of fave preserving and d.i.y books of 2011 that i decided to have a big ole'...