Eden’s Blackberry Raspberry Pie

This evening, exhausted from a day of canning 28 jars of Peach Vanilla Honey Jam, having a lot of family over to visit for the afternoon and for dinner, and cleaning the kitchen at least 5 times, we spent the evening picking ripe raspberries and blackberries from our gardens.  Feeling a bit “jammed out,” I decided to use the freshly… Read More

Jalapeño Jelly

I had a cookout last year and invited a couple of very picky eaters.  One would not allow his different foods to touch each other on his plate and immediately refused to try the Jalapeño jelly I offered him with his grilled chicken.  The other timidly said he’d have a little on the side and when he tasted it, he couldn’t say… Read More

Cherry Vanilla Jam

We took advantage of the cherry season this year, purchasing ours from The Farmer’s Daughter in Capon Bridge, WV.  Last week we set about making jam, which is one of my favorite things to do.  It’s easy, delicious, and makes a beautiful gift.  This recipe yields seven half pints of lovely red jam. Cherry Vanilla Jam 4 cups pitted, chopped fresh cherries (organically… Read More