Small Batch Instant Pot Orange Marmalade

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Marisa over at Food In Jars started this wonderful Mastery Challenge for 2017. After missing the Can Jam from yeeeears ago, I jumped into this challenge. And perhaps I’ll return to writing about food on a regular basis. Perhaps. Baby … Continued






jar of jam swiss buttercream

Have I ever told you my love affair with buttercream frosting? Once upon a time, I loved the classic American powdered sugar and butter frosting. It was delicious, buttery and yes, maybe a bit too sweet. But it wasn’t fickle, … Continued






strawberry granola muffins

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No bullshitting around, these might be the best muffin to come out of my kitchen.     I could talk about being a bit overwhelmed and bummed to be so quiet on my little corner of the internet. I could … Continued






apple butter oatmeal cookies

  There is nothing less satisfying than using up a jar of homemade canned jam, fruit butter, chutney, pickle. You might think the dearest satisfaction comes from the process of canning – and yes, it is second on the list … Continued






a fruitful romance: cranberry quince spread

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  Thanksgiving, I see you! And I’m coming ready, with a delicious condiment. Tasting of the tart cranberries, honeyed floral quince, and ginger snap. Colored a most beautiful hue and smooth, spreading gorgeously on a whole grain bread, topped with … Continued