This rosy pink jam looks sweet as pie but it has a secret: the tingle of ginger (raw and candied), just enough bite to keep things interesting. Try it on a cream biscuit or in a thumbprint cookie for a fun twist on a standard!
Preserved spice rhubarb makes great desserts as well as a lovely cocktail from the resulting syrup. My daughter thinks eating rhubarb is for barbarians, so the cocktail is aptly dubbed, the "Rhubarbarian."
I’m not crazy about the color of this marmalade, but love its tart, lemon-y deliciousness. Try it on toast with cream cheese or swirled into cake and muffin batter. Drizzle some over ice cream or fruit sorbet.
Old-time New Englanders called it apple molasses, cider jelly, or cider syrup. But apple molasses isn’t just a quaint novelty. It’s an affordable pantry workhorse along the lines of honey or maple syrup, and it’s a great alternative to refined sugar.