Category: Fruits

  • Membrillo and Quince Jelly and Quince Syrup

    This is adapted from one of Jordan’s classes from Happy Girl Kitchen. This was my introduction to quince. I am always surprised at the deep red color the jelly, syrup and membrillo turn into when done. Quince has a very distinctive smell and taste: it is floral soap in fruit form. Most find it inedible, […]

  • Straight up Plum Jam

    Our plum jam.

  • Blueberry Preserves (jam or compote)

    One of the more simple alternatives. This is a generic recipe.

  • Candied Cherries (4x)

    A massively scaled out version of the one in the book since we had 54oz of cherries left over. Yum!

  • Rhubarb ginger jam

    Tai’s Rhubarb Ginger Jam INGREDIENTS 1 lb rhubarb, trimmed, washed and sliced to 1/8-inch pieces (fresh or frozen) 1 cup turbinado sugar 3 oz crystallized ginger, chopped (about 9 tbsp) 1.5 tsp lemon & orange zest (about half:half), coarsely chopped METHODS Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly […]

  • Strawberry lemon verbana

    4# strawberries 1 pound sugar 1/4 C lemon juice some lemon verbena macerate strawberries in sugar and lemon about 24 hours pour off liquid and put it with lemonade mash mixture slightly and bring to a boil in a heavy pot cook 30-45 min add chopped lemon verbena after 25 min and taste periodically Remember […]

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Kumquat

    adapted from recipe for Strawberry Rosemary jam from Leena Cooks (in cans) this is in the big pot 3/4# rhubarb 3C strawberries, chopped 4C evaporated cane juice 1/4 C lemon juice combine and cover let sit and get happy (june 2011 – put in fridge for 2 days) add 1/2 – 3/4 C chopped kumquats […]

  • Rhubarb Cumquat

    3.5 # rhubarb 6.75C sugar 5oz lemon juice 3/4# kumquats .5# rhubarb 1C sugar -1oz lemon juice sm handful kumquats

  • Cherries Jubilee

    We have made this a few times and love the results. This goes over ice cream very well (see bottom of recipe), or eaten as-is. A great and easy way to preserve cherries.

  • Peach jam, part 2

    Oh. My. Word. This created the peach-tastiness peach jam that we have done so far. The cinnamon one was quite, quite nice, but this one holds the record for tasty.