Category Archives: Things in Jars

Pickled Carrots

The carrot harvest this year was exceptional. Time to try a new type of pickle. Go here for how to can. Remember to use only the freshest best quality ingredients. The brine amount will fill 6 pint sized canning jars. … Continue reading

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Candied Pears

This is pretty much the same as fruit pie filling that comes in a can. Except it tastes so much better. Use these in pies, cobblers, pancakes, syrups, sauces or over ice cream. Candied Pears 8 cups pears peeled and … Continue reading

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Pear Jam with Ginger

A coworker unloaded a bunch of deformed overripe pears a few days ago. Time to make jam. If you do not know how to can then go here. Pear Jam with Ginger 8 cups pears peeled. cored and finely diced … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Pickling, Garlic and Eggs

The title may seem confusing if you do not understand the use of a comma. I spent an entire afternoon canning 36 large jars of pickles. Go here for the recipe.This happened because when I bought the 20 lbs of … Continue reading

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Apple Butter Muffins

A coworker of Katherine’s unloaded some of her extra jam on us. It was all really tasty, but a few years old so we wanted to make sure it didn’t sit long at our house. We know from watching a … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen

The pickling season is full steam ahead. I am hoping for a large batch of pickled okra, hot pepper jam and pickled peppers. Right now I am experimenting with brine ratios for the okra. So far sweet red onion and … Continue reading

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Cherry Bourbon Old Fashioned

Here is a fun twist on the classic old fashioned cocktail that makes use of some of that fantastic cherry liquor for these. If you did not make the cherries then maybe it is time you did. Cherry Bourbon Old … Continue reading

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