The idea of a hot pepper jam didn’t even occur to me until my colleague channeled her inner-foodie and excitedly told me about ‘the best’ jam she’s ever eaten! She confessed she could smear it on just about everything. Well, maybe not everything.
I love pickled jalapenos. They’re an absolute necessity for all things Mexican, most especially nachos, and I all too often find myself simply plucking them out of the jar and eating them right off the fork. I’m a glutton for punishment that way.
A pressure cooker extracts the color and flavor from hot peppers in one minute at high pressure. The result is bold, vivid red and the flavor is amazingly bright with lots of heat and even a hint of "pepper" - not old and faded like Tabasco.
The waning gardening chores and the rapidly ripening veggies has me in full “put ‘em up” mode. Several found recipes later and we have pickles and relish... oh yeah. This short and (very) easy list can all be done in one day.
Making living whey based fermented foods is a great way to get probiotics and strengthen your immune system, but in the case of salsa, it usually gets eaten so fast around here that there is not always time for it to ferment.
Homemade ketchup is a recipe that shines best when made using flavorful homegrown tomatoes harvested straight from the garden. I’ve prepared it using both fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes, and tomatoes I’ve skinned, de-seeded, and stored in the freezer...
Ripe juicy Blackberries and Mango made into your new favorite BBQ Sauce. Whether you forage or have them planted in your garden, you'll have a new appreciation for the savory-sweet goodness of Blackberries.