Category Archives: Sauce

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

It’s finally spring (well at least the date tells us it is) and all the beautiful vegetables and fruits are starting to make an appearance at our grocery store. Our friend had brought some tomatillos over the other day, and … Continue reading

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Cloudy Apply Jelly

So if you are a regular reader of this blog (or even a sometimes reader) you probably have ascertained that I love making jelly, jams and pickling pretty much everything. It’s something that I’ve really gotten into since moving back … Continue reading

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Keeping My Monkey Happy – Banana Jam

Here’s the thing about kids. They love to eat. They just don’t love to eat a lot of different food. For some it’s texture (Zara) for others it’s taste or brand recognition, for others familiarity. Since Z has seemingly always … Continue reading

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Honeydew Melon Jelly

This week has been unseasonably warm which has been a welcome reprieve from last week’s cold snap that had us all wondering if the farmers almanac is right and this winter will be colder than last (okay maybe only a … Continue reading

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Parsley Pesto

Last night I was trying to come up with a homemade birthday present that reminded me of the intended as well as one that was preschooler friendly. I had a bunch of fresh parsley and thought-well that is perfect-so an … Continue reading

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Lavender Peach Jam

So apparently I’ve made a habit of not posting regularly as of late. I’m going to blame the weather. It’s starting to get legitimately cold, dark and rainy. In my book unless I’m in London that type of weather is … Continue reading

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Plum Chutney

It’s been a couple days since I’ve posted-mainly because I’ve been under the weather. Today I started the day with gusto! Since it’s super warm in the northeast (surprise!) I wanted to make something fairly quick so I could spend … Continue reading

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Herb Flower Pesto

We’ve all been there. You’ve planted some beautiful herbs, diligently cut and used them all summer long. But it got a little colder outside…kids went (back) to school… you went on vacation…you stopped using your backyard because your friends hosted … Continue reading

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Rose Hips Jelly

Rose Hips. They’re found in most coastal areas- easily spotted by their bulbous prickly balls that are brilliant shades of orange and red. The roses that grow on the same bush are often bright fushia, purple or a soft white. … Continue reading

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Sage Pesto

I’ve wanted to post this recipe but froze it immediately after making it (I know…idiot right?). I tried taking pictures but they never seemed to come out right. Last night I decided to use the pesto and decided it’s time … Continue reading

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