Category Archive for: ‘Canning’

Infusing Vodka For Meyer Lemon Limoncello

When Life Gives You Meyer Lemons Make Limoncello

I’m not only someone who honours seasonal produce, but I also get all hopped up and giddy when some of my favourite things are at their natural best. In these parts, winter means citrus and for someone who prefers to pick her produce directly from the earth, this is about the best it can get in the colder months. It’s …

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Herb Infused Vinegar Recipes Small

Herb Infused Vinegar

It’s around this time, when I the vegetable garden is asleep for the year, that I depend on herbs for fresh favours. I grow such abundance that no matter how much I freeze and dry, I am always left with a whole bunch to give away. This year I thought of sharing herbs in a new way: flavored vinegars. Now …

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Balsamic Caramelized Figs Medium

Balsamic Caramelized Figs

If you could put the flavor of late summer in a jar this would be it. Fresh figs are such a delight and around for such a short period of time. When they are, I preciously collect all the most perfect little flowers (yes, the part we eat is actually an inverted flower not a fruit!) and save them for …

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Garlic Scape Pesto Via Gardentherapy.ca

Garlic Scapes: Grow it! Eat it!

This is the first post in a new series about growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating various plants in your garden called Grow it! Eat it!. There are a number of edibles that gardeners eat plenty of but that you may not see in the grocery store. If you do happen to find them at the market, they will be available …

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Low Sugar Strawberry Freezer Jam

I made a huge batch of this strawberry jam which is mostly just macerated strawberries, a little sugar, and some lemon juice. It’s not as thick as a long boil jam like my organic strawberry jam or black pepper and balsamic strawberry jam but to me it was perfect trade off for all that sugar. Check out the whole recipe and …

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Mothers Day Gift Idea Apron In A Jar

Apron in a Jar for Mother’s Day

I often think that the way a gift is wrapped can be as thoughtful as the gift itself. Combine this with my absolute love of canning jars and you have endless possibilities. This project for the My Own Ideas blog shows you how to make a Apron in a Jar for that special mom in your life.

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