All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘canning’

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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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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Rosemary Infused Sea Salt Recipe

Small Batch Rosemary Lemon Sea Salt

Sea salt infused with lemon and rosemary makes a great addition to chicken or lamb dishes. I also like it in grain dishes like quinoa and since I’m eating mostly vegetarian these days, it’s fun to have it to spice up a salad or a roasted veggie dish.

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Pickled Golden Beets

My Famous Pickled Golden Beets with Ginger and Star Anise

Today I’ve shared a recipe on the My Own Ideas blog for my famous 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. Check out the full recipe and all the other great recipes & ideas on the My Own Ideas blog.

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Spiced Peach Jam

Peach Brandy Preserves

Ingredients: 6 cups peaches 5 cups sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 x 250ml jar Seville orange marmalade (aha! The secret ingredient!) 3 cinnamon sticks 1/2 cup brandy Directions: Blanch peaches by dunking them in boiling water for 30 seconds, then transferring them into a bowl of ice water. Peel of skin and remove pit.  Rough chop the peaches and …

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