• Posts Tagged ‘jam’

    Confessions {Friday Five}

    by  • January 6, 2012 • Family, Recipes & Meals • 6 Comments

    1. I like to make jam but I rarely eat it. 2. Same with pickles. Hence, my pantry is overabundant and I give many jarred gifts. 3. I failed at worm composting last year. I so don’t like squishy creatures that I hated tending the box and turned the wigglers lose in my compost...

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    Really, Rugelach? {Wordless Wednesday}

    by  • December 21, 2011 • Preserving, Recipes • 1 Comment

    Lil and I made Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s rugelach for a cookie exchange last week. Lil loved rolling peach, blueberry peach, and sour cherry preserves with almonds in the rich butter and cream cheese dough. She even made her own creation, chocolate with no nuts. The recipe is time consuming and made me break up with...

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    What is Pectin? Why Use It?

    by  • August 2, 2010 • Preserving, Recipes & Meals • 9 Comments

    It’s canning week!  I have five days of recipes, tips, and theory ready to share.  Whether you are a beginning canner or looking to advance your skills, stay tuned this week.  First up, pectin! As a self-proclaimed homesteader, I am asked all sorts of questions that I would never think of myself.  My friend...

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