Tag: plums

Mirabelle Plum: Nature’s Little Gumdrop

Mirabelle Plum: Nature’s Little Gumdrop

I like to try out fruit trees like some folks enjoy trying on shoes. So many fruit trees, so little time, and with each success, failure has likely played its part. As with shoes, you don’t ask a loafer to go hiking, or a sandal to play basketball, nor do […]

Plum Crazy for a Cake Called Buckle

Plum Crazy for a Cake Called Buckle

Plum buckle: a delicious marriage of cake and fruit Picking plums is its own reward. The trees are small, the fruit easily reached and sampling opportunities rampant. In addition to fresh eating, plums plate up in the kitchen as a versatile fruit, perfect for baking, […]

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 […]

Plum Easy Plum Tart Recipe

Plum Easy Plum Tart Recipe

A plum tart recipe that’s a keeper!We’ve got plums aplenty on the island this time of year. Any settled land parcel worth its property taxes boasts at least one Italian prune plum tree, a vigorous dependable producer seemingly immune to the fussy issues of other […]

Plums in a Jar: Spicy, Spirited Keepers!

Plums in a Jar: Spicy, Spirited Keepers!

I’m a man who’s a fan of things to can, a preserve practitioner ready to bottle up summer sweet things at a moment’s notice or as availability allows. So when the folks at the SweetPreservation.com asked me to be a CANbassador, delivering a case of succulent […]