Tag: sweet preservation

Nectarine Apricot Ginger Jam: Spicing Things Up!

Nectarine Apricot Ginger Jam: Spicing Things Up!

Tommy’s jam kitchen is a jammin’ this summer, and with a fresh box of Washington State stone fruit beaming before me (courtesy of my friends at Sweet Preservation), the time is nigh to come up with something a little different for my pantry shelf and […]

Peach Sauce Sublime: Peaches Simmered in Wine

Peach Sauce Sublime: Peaches Simmered in Wine

There’s no denying I’m a man who likes to can, fruit especially. This time of year I’m directing a parade of pots and pans on my gas range, keeping track of jellying points, scorching mishaps, rapid boils and slow simmers. For me canning fruit is truly a triumph of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chutney Love: Recipe for Preserving Summer

Chutney Love: Recipe for Preserving Summer

  Whether praising peaches, exalting raspberries or ogling apricots, I’d have to say I gush over seasonal fruit. What I don’t grow well (and that’s a big category this year), I try to buy locally. I just received a box of fruit from the Washington Sate Fruit Commission, a cardboard […]