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Pantry Preserving: Lemon Chili Oil

  Sometimes when I’m making a recipe — whether following a recipe or making things up as I go — I like to add a little heat just to make … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Wordless Wednesday — Fruits Of Our Labor

May 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Cardamom Pear Butter

After canning and preserving for a little over a year, I felt I was finally ready to start developing my own preserve recipes.  Up until now I have altered and … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 15 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Spiced Orange Fig Jam

As some of you may remember, we have a fig tree that we planted as part of our Wedding Ceremony.  So I’m always on the look out for great ways … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 23 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Black Plum Jam

Plum jam is a tasty and versatile preserve that can be used for both sweet and savory dishes.  Using plums for jam is similar to making Blackberry Jam…  there is … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 44 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Dilly Beans

  A few weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to do a guest post for Susan over at The Foodette.  In case you didn’t get a chance to view … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 11 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Onion Marmalade

  Onion Marmalade is a great way to use up a lot of sweet onions while they are in season!  Despite the name, onion marmalade is not anything like the … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 10 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Dijon Mustard

Mustards have got to be one of my all time favorite condiments!  Sandwiches, dips, grilled meats… there is so much one can do with a good mustard!  And as much … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 8 Comments

Homemade Staples: Slow-Roasted Tomato Marinara

Once you have mastered the easy art of Slow-Roasting Tomatoes, one of the greatest things you can do with your new skill is make marinara!  This is a good, simple … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 8 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Peach Lavender Jam

The Hill Country of Texas is known for many things.  The beautiful wildflowers, the great hiking and camping, and plethora of wineries are some of the wonderful draws to the … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 42 Comments