Straight up Greengage jam

Finally! whew! I didn't think i would be gone this long. but on labor day weekend i had a few friends over to a...

Ramp ‘n ricotta gnudi

If you’ve never taken a shovel to the forest floor and pulled out dinner, the heady scent of deep and rich forest dirt flooding...

Tigress’ canned tomatoes: sauced

Ok, ok, you twisted my paw. this post is about my favorite way to can tomatoes. there, you got me! yes, i used to...

Meyer lemon pickle with nigella

If you’ve been over here lately, then you know how much i enjoy early mornings, and you know what a beautiful view I relish up in...

Spicy pickled green beans

I know, i know. everyone’s doing it. dilly beans, dilly beans, dilly beans…who can complain about these garden stalwarts? look, it’s a massacre over here. late...

Shizzles with picklz: kimchi steamed buns

I have a feeling that you peeps might look at this and say wtf? (if you say that sort of thing, of course). if...

Cucurbits!

Squash, melons, cukes... I love their mischievous ways and dr. seuss looks from leaf to fruit. so imagine my delight when ms gloria of laundry etc. used...

Sweet n’ spicy lemon pickle

Act #1 not all pickles have vinegar in them that may be a surprise to some of you, and to be sure a lot of pickles...

Lemon basil nectarine preserves

Whoa! it's been a whirlwind of a month! i've been busier than i've ever been. i won't go into details but if a picture...