Honey Spiced Peaches: peaches canned in a honey sweetened spiced syrup. Great way to preserve peaches.
Tis the season for beautiful tomatoes and peaches and apricots and nectarines. And if you want to can them or make jam, cobbler, ice cream and the like you need to peel them. PUT DOWN the vegetable peeler. You'll just end up ripping the soft fleshed fruit. Instead you want to blanch them. All blanching… Continue reading The Easiest Way to Peel Peaches, Tomatoes and more #TastyTuesdays
Marinated Baby Artichokes: easy recipe for homemade baby artichokes with your choice of herbs and spices.
"They" say quick pickles like these Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles are supposed to sit for 4-6 weeks to develop the flavor. I say they are awesome after only a few days. I went a little crazy at the bargain produce section of the store last week and picked up a bag of mushrooms, a… Continue reading Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles
Don't throw away that watermelon rind! Use it to make jam. Unique and delicious Watermelon Rind Preserves make a great homemade gift.
Rosemary and garlic flavored pickled cherry tomatoes. Recipe from Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving.
I recently bought a bag of produce for $1 that contained a few russet potatoes, 3 tomatoes and 20 jalapeno peppers. Yeah Me! The potatoes went into storage and I will decide what to make with them later. I debated about what to do with the peppers and finally settled on some Jalapeno Pepper Sauce.… Continue reading Jalapeno Pepper Sauce
I harvested all but the last two beets from my garden the other day and there were enough for a big jar of Spicy Pickled Beets for a birthday present for my sister, Mel (better known as my brother Michael's better half!). I think she will like them considering Michael's response when I posted the… Continue reading Spicy Pickled Beets