Juicy plums, rich zinfandel, and aromatic spices make this seasonal plum ketchup a new favorite in our house. Inspired by our move to Sonoma County, this ketchup is made with local ingredients and spiced with star anise.
This winter salsa marries the slight sweetness of firm fleshed Fuyu persimmons with the savory goodness of garlic, a little heat from a spot of ginger, and a pop of acid from Meyer lemon. Surprisingly good.
Sweet, tart, and spicy, Habañero Pepper Jelly is nearly irresistible. The jelly adds a serious kick to a simple grilled cheese or spread it on a turkey sandwich. The recipe can easily be adapted to feature other varieties of peppers as well.
Savory Oven Dried Tomatoes are unlike the brittle sun-dried tomatoes found in stores. They are dehydrated only to the point that their juices intensify and the flesh develops a slight chewiness. You will find endless uses for these tasty morsels!