Red Wine & Rosemary Jelly Recipe

The easiest jelly I have ever made and an ingenious way to use up wine sauce from my favorite poached pear canning recipe: Inspired by a NY Times posting. You can follow their recipe or make up the poached pears, then use the remaining wine sauce with cinnamon, add about two tablespoons powdered pectin for […]

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Preserving Perfect Pear Recipes

I have been blessed with a reliable and prolific Asian pear tree in my back yard (unlike my zucchini plants). This was another bumper crop weighing in around 30 pounds, not counting the “downer fruit” that I gave to the chickens. As such, I have a two goto recipes to put away these delicious pears […]

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Into hot water ….

I’m into hot water … bath canning. 🙂  This is my third year canning and it is as satisfying as ever. This year has been especially “fruitful” with the Asian pear tree in our backyard producing I am not even sure how many pounds, probably about 30#. The plum tree also really out did itself […]

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