Tag: homemade

Easy Peasy Apple Butter

Easy Peasy Apple Butter

Apple butter on the stove is a sure sign of full-throttle autumn activities around here. With boxes and bags of apples begging to be peeled, cored, chopped and cooked, apple cake, jam, jelly, sauce and butter can’t be too far behind. ┬áThe trouble with making […]

Lovin’ Spoonful: Blueberry Plum Jam

Lovin’ Spoonful: Blueberry Plum Jam

Blueberry Plum Jam: A Super Summer Flavor Combo Early October is a time of year when my kitchen becomes my garden and orchard’s waiting room, where bags of fruit and flats of vegetables vie for counter space and my attention. Not that I’m complaining about […]

Figs in a Jam… Fig and Ginger Jam

Figs in a Jam… Fig and Ginger Jam

Happy Couple: Fig and Ginger JamFig and ginger jam: too delicious and simple not to make I’ve had a life of traveling. Some voluntary (Buon giorno, Firenze!) Some involuntary. (“Tommy, get in the car.”) No matter where the destination, I do try to find delight […]