Roasted Strawberry Jam

Roasted Strawberry Jam

Last year my family was a little disappointed when no strawberry jam showed up in my stockpile of jars full of glistening spreadable fruit. With all of the unique flavours that I try to create, their favourite is always that simple summer classic. So this year, I decided to kick off my jamming season with the… 

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Whole Wheat Lemon Loaf with Rhubarb-Strawberry Ripple

Whole Wheat Lemon Loaf with Strawberry Rhubarb Ripple

It’s officially spring! Woot! Woot! It’ll be a while before all of the spring produce is fully in effect (seeing as we just got a fresh dump of snow) so I wanted to celebrate with something that could me made now to usher in the change of seasons and celebrate the new produce that is… 

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Small Batch: Stone Fruit Freezer Jam

Stone Fruit Freezer Jam

In the summer I tend to go overboard with the amount of produce that I buy and there’s always bound to be some of it that starts to soften a little too much before we have a chance to get at it. The problem is that it’s always a few pieces here and there. It’s… 

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Rhubarb Strawberry Floats

Rhubarb Strawberry Floats

As far as I’m concerned summer is here. We’ve had a couple weeks of gorgeous weather, I’ve got my garden planted, the neighbourhood splash park is open, and we’ve been having picnics like nobodies business. It may not say so on the calendar but we had such a hard, long winter that I’m kind of ok that we skipped past spring. Next… 

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Spiced Plum Jam

spiced plum jam

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what Spiced Plum Jam is made of (cheesy but true :). I made this recipe for the first time last year and had to leave it, along with my Vanilla Peach Jam, when we moved. Ever since then I’ve been dreaming of making them again because they’re both so delicious and… 

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Canning Basics & Vanilla Peach Jam

Canning Basics & Vanilla Peach Jam

I’ve posted quite a few jam and preserving recipes in the past but so far no canning recipes, even though canning is one of my favourite hobbies. The biggest reason I haven’t gotten around to it is because I wanted to be able to give a little canning 101 before sharing a recipe, so people… 

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Sour Cherry Jam

sour cherry jam

Do you remember those sour cherries I picked a couple weeks ago? This was their destiny. I’ve been wanting to make sour cherry jam since I first started jamming and I was not disappointed, even though my expectations were high. Sour cherry jam is where it’s at! I’m sharing the recipe over on Simple Bites… 

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