There are many reasons to make your own ketchup. The bottled stuff (even the most top-shelf variety) has an indeterminate amount of sugar and “natural flavorings” — what does “natural” taste like, anyway?
This recipe recalls the very first preserves I ever made: pineapple lime jam. The rumor is that the result was so exquisite that my father-in-law ate it straight out of the jar. I’m sorry that it’s taken me nearly 6 years to revisit the combination.
The color of modern love, this bright pinky-orange Pink Grapefruit Campari marmalade is sweet with just a trace of bitterness. Sophisticated and adult, perfect for Valentine's Day breakfast in bed or any day shared with your true love.
For this month’s Can It Up, it was all blood orange marmalade, all the way. I adore the distinct ruby glow and the sweet, almost berry-like aroma of the Moro orange. The addition of Campari enhances the provocative bitterness of the peel.
Ditch the dayglo maraschinos and make these easy and luscious homemade cocktail cherries. Fresh pitted cherries marinate in a mixture of cherry brandy and Amaretto, with a splash of tart pomegranate juice for color.