How to blanch peaches, tomatoes and apricots
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The Easiest Way to Peel Peaches, Tomatoes and more #TastyTuesdays

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

Bread and Butter Pickles
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Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

"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

Spicy Pickled Beets - thatrecipe.com
Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

Spicy Pickled Beets

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