Mint and mixed berry jam is an amazing combination of summer flavors that you’ll be glad is in your pantry come winter. It will also make an amazing gift for the holidays. Any Combination of Berries Truly use whatever combination of summer berries you happen to have on hand. I used raspberries, saskatoon berries, and […]
Seasonal condiments to make fresh and preserve for later eating. Our sauces, jams, and more will help make every seasonal meal flavorful.
Preserve a bit of fall’s sweet and tart offerings with this cranberry apple butter. This easy preserve has just a few ingredients and is full of fruity flavor. A Simple Preserve No one needs something complicated and deeply involved this time of year. There’s plenty of parties, feasts, and more happening in fall. This has […]
The idea of strawberry maple jam has been on my mind for months. I wanted something that would be flavorful without being overly sweet. An something easy during the busy strawberry harvest and gardening months. This recipe turned out perfectly and is one that will be great in the pantry and as gifts later. Pureed […]
Rhubarb is a productive plant. Honestly, there’s only so much one family can eat of this tart gift of the earth. However, it provides for many jam making and dessert baking opportunities. Opportunities that I jump on because having homemade gifts already done and ready to give is always a good thing. This rhubarb hard […]
It is citrus season. Here in northwest Montana, citrus is expensive and obviously travels a very long distance. We don’t buy much, honestly. I am blessed with a blogging friend from Texas who mails me a box of homegrown citrus every year. This year, I combined her homegrown citrus with some of my homegrown herbs […]
Thanksgiving fast approaches and we are big fans of the leftovers around here. So many meals come from that one bird. There’s obviously the feast, but there’s also bits frozen for soup later, the carcass is turned into broth, and of course there are sandwiches for a few days after. Those leftover sandwiches deserve a […]