Peach season peaks in mid to late summer. No one would argue fresh peach jam is a little bit of heaven. But who wants to wait six months? Beautiful, flawless unsweetened peach slices can be found in the frozen food aisle of your local grocery store right this minute. Picked […]
Canning is a process of vacuum sealing food using high heat or pressure cooking. Green beans, tomatoes and fruit are some popular foods to can but creative cooks do so much more. Canned meats are tender, flavorful and a great time saver. Just open a jar, thicken the juice and you have a main dish. Soups, sauces, pickles, preserves along with jellies, jams and fruit butters are a great way to preserve the summer bounty. Wonderful to have on hand and they always make a coveted gift.
Old-Fashioned Orange Marmalade. Sunshine in a Jar!32 comments
I guess it’s because it brings back memories of childhood. My daddy loved orange marmalade. To be honest, as a kid I didn’t get it. I preferred grape. Sweet and simple, less complex. It must have been my immature palette. Now that I’m grown, it’s a whole new game. Whenever […]
Simple Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam Perfect The First Time You Make It11 comments
Why not make a batch of strawberry-rhubarb jam? There’s something incredibly satisfying about canning and jam-making. A row of beautiful jars filled with brightly colored jam is a testimony to your efforts, visible proof of a completed task. We don’t get much of that in this day and age. This […]