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. They are a staple plant in a coastal town like mine. I’ve been thinking a … Continue reading Rose Hips Jelly
Father’s Day is upon us. In my family that means presenting a gift to dad that is indicative of what you’re good and/or passionate about. My sister makes art, my brother a witty political card and me, well I guess I’ll cook something. I happened to have made my dad marmalade for his birthday, and … Continue reading Apricot-Papaya-Chili Jam
After countless posts complaining about the lack of spring, the weather channel informs me that we will have warm(er) weather this week, possibly even up to the 70’s. EEEK I’m so excited! To celebrate, I decided to make some gorgeous blood orange marmalade. Full disclosure, I’ve never made marmalade before, and I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading Blood Orange Marmalade
So we’ve been busy. I guess all that sickness has really brought out the productivity in Z and me. We’ve declared daylight hours to be T.V. free (I’m banking that’s probably going to go out the door tomorrow, but hey, I tried), we’ve been super crafty by making things like bird feeders our of lemon … Continue reading Cupcakes and Pie Oh My!