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‚Äôs 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

Balsamic Caramelized Figs from My Own Ideas blog #recipe #labels #canning

(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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How To Host A Canning Party

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I love August, not only because it’s my birthday month (and yes I celebrate it for a full 31 days), but also because my vegetable garden starts producing ripe tomatoes, tomatillos, squash, cucumber and other home grown veggies on a daily basis. In years past, I’ve only planted enough to eat fresh veggies for the… 

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