I must praise the book my mom got me for an uber early birthday: The Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving. For more information and praises on this book, click here for an earlier post.
Since work is still super busy, I am pulling this draft out of the archives from peach season . . . → Read More: Ginger-Peach Jam (Freezer Version and Traditional)
Patiently waiting for spring here.
I am tired of the record lows.
I am tired of the snow, sleet, and ice in March.
I am ready for warm temperatures, working in the yard and garden, and harvesting our produce.
As I was experiencing another snow day earlier this month (and don’t get me wrong, I . . . → Read More: Peachy Keen Granola Bars
Our white peaches ripened (along with all the grapes and a peck of cucumbers). . . . → Read More: Spiced Peach Jam with Brandy
The growing season is here. Yeah! I am ready for home grown veggies and fruit for salad. Unfortunately, all I have harvested so far is carrots, beets and a bit of lettuce. We did buy some peaches (allegedly from east Texas) during our recent trip to Houston. We are trying to eat them all but . . . → Read More: Blackberry Jam Dressing with Basil
It is Secret Recipe Club time again. Check out this recipe for a crumble with coconut oil and Amaretto! . . . → Read More: Peach-Raspberry Crumble with Amaretto
Since Peach-palooza started, I embarked on a jam making frenzy. I made some frou-frou jam flavors like nectarine-ginger and white peach marmalade. I also made some regular freezer jam. (I just use whatever recipe is listed inside the pectin box for freezer jam.) I have stated before that freezer jams use less sugar and do . . . → Read More: Peach Jam Muffins
Let this set in the fridge over night to “sleep over.” You will have a perfect summer breakfast in a jar (made even better by using summer’s ripest peaches). . . . → Read More: Peach “Sleep Over” Oatmeal
I wish my mom were here. As an old home ec. teacher, she knows the answer to everything. I have called her a couple of times during Peach-palooza, but if she were here visiting, it would have saved me lots of time on the internet.
With almost a full bushel of peaches and nectarines to . . . → Read More: Freezing peaches
In trying to use up the remainder of the peaches and nectarines, I decided to make a mixed pie adding both white and yellow peaches with nectarines. The results: one delicious ugly a** pie.
I cannot make pie crusts to save my soul. It is quite obvious.
One ugly a** pie and one not . . . → Read More: Stone Fruit pie
This is a truly delicious recipe from Rachel Saunders. . . . → Read More: Peach Marmalade from Blue Chair Jam Cookbook