Category Archives: Misc.

Bacon Jam

Last summer I posted lots of wonderful fruit jams; this is a jam of a whole different sort … bacon.  Warning … it can be addicting and is great on bagel with cream cheese for breakfast, as a modified BLT … Continue reading

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Using a Bounty of Produce: Pickles, Salads, and Bread

Remember that Summer Challenge with the neighborhood coop?  Well, I have not posted about it much, but have been ordering on a regular basis. I thought I would recap what came in this week’s basket and how I used it. … Continue reading

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Capturing a Last Bit of Summer

I took advantage of Labor Day weekend to spend some time in the kitchen.  I continued on the crazy jam making – this really should be called the summer of jam.  This weekend I made: Fig & Orange Spice Preserves … Continue reading

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Can-It-Forward with Ball’s: Peach, Nectarine Orange Jam

Somewhere last winter, when it was freezing and record-breaking blizzards were sweeping the country, there was a group of PR people brainstorming canning season.  They probably had a brainstorm brief with an objective along the lines of “Reignite interest in … Continue reading

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Preserving Summer

A few weeks ago I had the urge to can … not sure where it came from but I felt compelled to make jam or preserves.  As a child, my Mom used to can and preserve all kinds of things … Continue reading

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