Category Archive for: ‘Canning’

Pineapple Mint Chutney Recipe

Pineapple Mint Chutney

Do your recipes need a little kick of something new? This refreshing pineapple mint chutney is sure to do the trick! The recipe comes to us from the Best of Bridge Home Preserving recipe book so you know that it’s a good one! Pineapple Mint Chutney (page 178) Pineapple and mint are two flavors that just seem natural together. 6 cups chopped …

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Pickled Golden Beets

My Famous Pickled Golden Beets with Ginger and Star Anise

I just love this recipe for pickled golden beets with ginger and star anise. The brine is sweet with just a hint of the spices, a beautiful compliment to the earthy golden beets. I made this along with a more traditional beet recipe, Tarragon Pickled Beets, to enter in a canning contest. When it came time to submit the entry, I couldn’t …

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Blackberry Flavoured Liquor

Blackberrycello

Limoncello is a yummy Italian treat of lemon rind oil infused into grain alcohol and sweetened with simple syrup. Blackberrycello seemed to be the perfect name for this home grown liquor made from blackberry infused vodka and simple syrup, don’t you think? Ingredients 3 cups beautifully ripe and clean blackberries 1 L vodka 3 cups sugar 3 1/2 cups water Directions …

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Garden Therapy’s Most Amazing Canning Recipes

It’s that time of year again. The time where you think, “Hey, I should buy a truckload of fruit and make some jam.”. I hear you; I’m right there with you. As I sit here writing I have cases of peaches awaiting their fate as the best ever Peach Brandy Preserves. Then the figs will come in silver bowls delivered …

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Bumbleberry Jam Recipe

Bumbleberry Jam

What’s a bumbleberry? Do they grow in bumbles? On bumble bushes? In a bumble patch? Yes! Bumbleberry is a mixture of at least three different kinds of berries so they do grow in bushes and patches. Perhaps on trees and vines as well. This recipe for Bumbleberry Jam comes to us from the Best of Bridge Home Preserving recipe book. …

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Circus Animal Topped Mason Jars

20+ Mason Jar Crafts and Gardening in Jars

I really love vintage mason jars. I’m not alone, I know. There is a universal appeal to the classic shapes and endless usefulness of these glass vessels. I prefer uniqueness in my collection, and as such I have a mishmash of shapes, styles, brands, and eras. I use them to store my dry goods, infused oils, homemade liquor, and (of …

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