Monthly Archives: July 2011

Almond and Apricot Tart: Recipe Review

Go to the Recipe What a glutton. I saw this awesome, butter-laden tart recipe in the New York Times dining section last week and HAD TO make it.

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Make Your Own Jam and Preserves

I’ve been all about jams and marmalades this year. It all began with Melissa Clark’s Blood Orange and Meyer Lemon Marmalade from the New York Times in Feb. I’d also done a bit of jam making with my rhubarb harvest … Continue reading

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Blueberry Rasperry Jam: Recipe Review

 Go to the SURE-JELL recipe I’ve had homemade jam on the brain these days and thought it would be the perfect use for some frozen berries that had been languishing in my freezer–a blueberry, raspberry, and marionberry mix. (I love … Continue reading

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Recipe: Basic Whole Wheat Bread

Baked a childhood whole wheat bread recipe recently… my parents normally made loaves though I made them as buns this time. The recipe 1 cup warm water (105 -115 F) 2 pkg yeast or 4 tsp granulated yeast 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Recipe: Overnight Buns

Go to the recipe, skip the talk Will post pictures later! This “Grandma Bun” recipe is a family heirloom: no breakfast, lunch or dinner was ever complete without some of these at the table—usually slathered with peanut butter and homemade … Continue reading

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Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

Go to the recipe This is a spin on my grandma’s rhubarb jam. I love her old-school recipe, but wanted to try something without Jell-O’s artificial color and flavor. (Check out the recipe here.) This version gets its flavor and … Continue reading

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