December is here and so is the season of homemade jams and jellies! I normally spend a fair amount of this month over a hot stove, coaxing marmalade into jelling, and cursing as I burn myself on my canning equipment. (If you are a fellow canner, you will understand my plight.) Anyhoo – This month I decided to make something a bit unconventional to give as a gift for the holidays. Strawberry tree jam. It’s delicious, has an amazing texture, and is incredibly easy to make. Continue reading “Strawberry Tree Jam”
September is here and once again I find myself up to the ears in limes. My Bearss lime tree is so full of fruit that the limbs are practically touching the ground, ready to buckle. Which is a pretty good indication it is time to harvest!
Over 300 limes was the product of this seasons harvest, with a few dozen still left on the tree. With so many limes, it can get a bit overwhelming. Continue reading “Lime Meltaway Cookies”
Does your life feel like a marathon some days? Mine sure does. That’s why I arm myself with quick and easy recipes, such as this 10 Minute Tomato Sauce, so dinner doesn’t have to add to the stress. Continue reading “10 Minute Tomato Sauce”
It’s Friday night. I have a hankering for something sweet. I search the cabinets for some chocolate… nothing. I search the freezer for some ice cream… nothing. I decide to make cookies… no eggs. Continue reading “Berry Crisp with Oatmeal Cookie Crumbles”
Hello tomato season! The sun is shining, the bees are busy pollinating, and my tasty tomatoes are changing colors.
I got a little overly ambitious with my tomato planting this year and have more tomatoes than I know what to do with. Fortunately, one of my all time favorite recipes calls for this tasty fruit – bruschetta. Continue reading “Cherry Tomato Bruschetta”
We are a blueberry family. By that, I mean we can easily consume several pints of blueberries in a week. As such, blueberries are something I love to grow in my garden. This
year I have 6 blueberry plants Continue reading “How-to Freeze Berries”