Posts Tagged ‘jam’

Lazy Citrus Marmalade

March 13, 2016

Why marmalade?  Marmalade captures the bittersweet tangy brilliance that is citrus and preserve it for later in the year – like summer. I think that one of the only redeeming parts of winter is citrus fruit. I hate the cold and I live in Minnesota, so this is for reals.  Read more ›

Seville Blood Orange Marmalade

February 10, 2013

I am the only one in my house that likes marmalade.  But I don’t just like it.  I love it.  I have one shot a year at capturing a little citrus heaven and I don’t want to miss it.  That and I’ve been watching to much Downton Abbey.  That show makes me crave the stuff!  Stephanie A. Meyer of the blog Fresh Tart aptly said that I was a “marmalade dork.”  Le duh.  Besides, everyone needs some sunshine in winter. Read more ›

Marmalade Madness

February 1, 2012

I have a confession to make.  I do not love marmalade.  I know I should.  I want to.  All that gorgeous fruit in colorful arrays, brightening the cold winter days.  The smell of cooking marmalade is divine.  I love citrus rind in dressings and desserts, risottos and sauces.  But when it comes to spreading it on toast, the bitterness is to much for me.  I love bitter things, just not on my toast. 

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Sour Cherry Preserves and Cherry Pit Vodka

Sour Cherry Love

August 17, 2011

Sour cherries are my favorite fruit to cook with in pie, crisps, tarts, jam and even savory dishes.  My neighbor has a little tree in his front yard that I pine after every June as the handful of cherries ripen.  I covet his tree.  I need more room in my yard. Read more ›