Jams, Pickles & More

Fire Roasted Salsa Canning Recipe

Fire Roasted Salsa Canning Recipe

Posted on Aug 10, 2017
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I love tomato season and this year I made salsa.  Fire roasted salsa that I canned.  I used tomatoes and poblano peppers from the farm stand and roasted them on a hot grill until they were charred and blistered all over.  I love the flavor of grilled tomatoes and peppers.  Then you just peel off the skins, …

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Apricot Jam

Apricot Jam

Posted on Jun 24, 2016
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I usually make lots of strawberry jam every spring, but not this year.  Too much going on with the move and the weather was weird, I don’t think it was a good crop this year in my neck of the woods.  I saw some really good apricots at the store and bought them on a whim. …

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Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

Posted on Sep 10, 2015
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This is the summer I tried my hand at pickling.  I love it.  I’m hooked.  Just opened a jar of the bread and butter pickles I made and oh…my…god.  Outrageously good!  And I don’t talk this way.  So why am I?  And then Meathead tasted them and he said oh…my…god, these are incredible. I’ve always …

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Garlic Dill Pickles

Garlic Dill Pickles

Posted on Aug 12, 2015
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I made pickles this summer!  I’ve always wanted to try canning more but never have gotten around to it.  Just strawberry jam which was my very first post on this blog.  So I researched, and of course there are a million recipes and methods for pickles.  It didn’t take me long to come up with …

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Strawberry Jam

Posted on Jun 10, 2015
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When I lived in St. Paul, MN, I had a truly amazing neighbor named Truus.  I was new to the area with three little ones and she was welcoming, helpful and oh so wise. The incredible food she turned out of her tiny kitchen was delicious! When I came home from the hospital after a difficult …

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