Nocino is an Italian liqueur made from walnuts in their unripe green state. Initially highly tannic and bitter, the concoction mellows into a rich, complex brew, ready to drink by Christmas. The time to start is now.
A great concoction hubby and I made with tomatoes, rhubarb with fall fruits & a kiss of tart rhubarb. There is a ton of spice in here that makes this chutney sing. We use it on roast pork tenderloin and it is delicious!
Here's a little bit of holiday happy on your toast. Because cranberries & apples have a lot of natural pectin, this jam will gel up on it's own, making it super easy to make. I threw in cinnamon sticks as I cooked down the jam, giving it holiday vibe
Recipe and How to video on how to make crunchy fresh Refrigerator Dill Pickles. Pickles are a basic way to introduce yourself to the art of pickling. Pickle making is super easy, These here are a nice, briny, dilly pickle w/a subtle punch of garlic.
I made this lovely cherry jam with hints of lemon and the smoothness of vanilla bean. Because cherries don't have a lot of natural pectin you will need pectin to help with the gelling process. I decided to try a liquid pectin.
Rhubarb is the first fruit-like produce on the scene after winter. While it’s around for a few months, I always forget to preserve it for winter. Vodka and gin are a lovely way to capture that distinct essence of rhubarb, & are great in cocktails.