Apple Chutney

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Here in the Pacific northwest, it’s easy for home cooks to run into the delightful problem of having more apples than we know how to manage. What comes out of this is lots of new cooking adventures and lots of new apple-based foods like apple cider vinegar, apple pie, hard apple cider and now, here… 

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Crockpot Apple Butter

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As the fall wedding season approaches, I’ve found myself thinking about my favorite homemade treats. Here at the Evermine garden, we have two fairly young apple trees that produce a lot of fruit, and in autumn I like to gather all the apples that have fallen to the ground. These tart green apples are great… 

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Roasted Heirloom Tomato Pizza Sauce

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There are so many recipes out there for pizza sauce and this is my favorite for three reasons: 1. It’s super simple to make. 2. You just roast the ingredients then throw them in a pot and blend to finish. 3. It’s delicious. Roasting the garlic and tomatoes ensures that you get a sweet, rich… 

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Pickled Blackberries

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A few weeks ago, my friend Lindsay and I went out to my grandma’s to pick blackberries. Blackberries are my all-time favorite berry and I came home with 12 pints! I made a pie and some delicious blackberry syrup. While looking for other ways to use up my precious berries, I came across this recipe… 

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Holiday Recipe: Orange Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Orange Ginger Cranberry Sauce #recipe #holiday #christmas #thanksgiving #labels #canning #gift

I have never had canned, processed cranberry sauce. I’ve seen it slide in a can-shaped lump into a serving bowl, get mushed around, and presented beside the holiday bird, but I’ve never tried it. Hmmm, I wonder why? For many years I thought I just didn’t like cranberry sauce. The idea of that bright red… 

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Caramelized Balsamic Figs

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(Used in this project: Canning Labels and Heart Tags in Renaissance style.) If you could put the flavor of late summer in a jar this would be it. Fresh figs are such a delight and around for such a short period of time. When they are, I preciously collect all the most perfect little flowers… 

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