Home made mustard is the Christmas miracle gift: shamefully easy to make, wonderfully variable and incredibly inexpensive. This mustard recipe gets it's pink color from the sweet blush of pomegranate juice and bits of tart cranberries.
Horseradish gets its holiday groove on with green jalapeno and sweet red pepper speckles woven through thick shreds of pungent fresh horseradish root. Freshly-grated h-root packs an even bigger punch with the green ornaments.
An easy amplification of fall's favorite fruit: pears. "You can't buy that in any store!" is high praise indeed, so adding a mix of frangrant spices elevates homemade jam to top notch gift quality. The holidays are coming...
I hate apple butter. What's with that vile color, that repugnant texture, that lack of apple taste? And the gravest sin of all, not sweet! Here's a jam recipe for bright apples wallowing in a lush, sweet caramelized apple puree.