Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam: Awesome Sauce, in the Flesh. The Piggy Flesh

Posted on Apr 16th, 2013

You've heard the phrase "awesome sauce" before, right? This is it right here. In the flesh. The piggy flesh. Bacon jam might sound like a…

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Onion jam atop goat cheese on a wheat cracker

BLAAK Onion Jam

Posted on Jul 5th, 2011

When you think of jam, you generally envision something sticky sweet. Thick, luxurious, and a staple in sandwich-making. Accompanied by peanut butter…

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Blueberry Thyme Preserves - Poet in the Pantry

Blueberry Thyme Preserves

Posted on Jan 5th, 2015

Becoming a parent makes you question everything you’ve always known and done. Are you using the right type of laundry detergent? Is your car safe…

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amaretto cherry preserves

Cherry Amaretto Preserves

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2011

Kids really change your world. Just when you think you have it all figured out, they turn everything upside down and you're left eternally…

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pickled peaches

Pickled Peaches #FirstOnTheFirst

Posted on Aug 1st, 2013

When you think of pickles, you probably envision spears or slices, sweet little gherkins or spicy chips, but almost always cucumber. Did you know…

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strawberry vanilla bean jam slathered on toast

Strawberry Vanilla Bean Jam

Posted on Jul 6th, 2011

You wouldn't know that I'm new to preserving with the posts I've written lately! A part of this summer's experiments in making our own--including…

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strawberry white wine vinegar jam

Strawberry White Wine Vinegar Jam

Posted on Jun 30th, 2013

The rain has been such an emotional drain lately. Gray, dreary days spent locked up inside avoiding torrential downpours. I hope this will not be our…

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