All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘canning’

The Ultimate In Salty And Sweet Olive And Fig Tapanade

Olive and Fig Tapanade

Do you like the combination of salty a sweet? The addictive combination is incredibly popular for a reason. There is research to show that there are certain sweet taste receptors on our tongues that are activated only when sodium is also present. Whatever the reason, sweet and salty are SO FREAKING GOOD TOGETHER! While I’m not adverse to salted caramel …

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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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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. This jam really retains the fresh strawberry flavour, but it needs to be stored in the freezer as there isn’t enough sugar to preserve it in a boiling water canner. It’s not as thick as a long boil …

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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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