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5 Ways to Use Late-Season Cherry Tomatoes

Filed in Real Food by on October 2, 2019 0 Comments
5 Ways to Use Late-Season Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes are like the Energizer Bunny of the tomato world. They start producing early, and just keep going – long after their larger siblings give up for the winter. But there are many ways to save and use late-season cherry tomatoes, before the frost finishes them off for another year! America’s favorite backyard garden […]

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Peach Fig Jam

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 15, 2019 0 Comments
Peach Fig Jam

Peach jam is delicious. Fig jam is delicious. Peaches + figs? Sublime peach fig jam! In my capacity as Canbassador, I recently received a box of beautiful late summer peaches from the Washington State Stone Fruit Commission. I have been happily creating ever since. Because late summer fruit can be a little less sweet than […]

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Homemade Peach-Plum Jelly

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 13, 2019 0 Comments
Homemade Peach-Plum Jelly

Late summer peaches and tart peaches combine to make a rosy-hued jelly. I have been a Canbassador for Washington state stone fruits for a few years now. Which means every summer I share a combination of old favorites and new creations, using sweet cherries and/or peaches from Washington’s agricultural Eden. Since I love making fruit […]

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How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Dipping in Chocolate

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 6, 2019 0 Comments
How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Dipping in Chocolate

So now our cordials have been bathed in Kirsch: How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Soak in Kirsch And enrobed in fondant: How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Make the Fondant It’s time for the final step, dipping in chocolate. I recommend using a high-quality dark chocolate for this step. No chocolate morsels […]

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How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Make the Fondant

Filed in Recipes From the Garden, Uncategorized by on September 6, 2019 0 Comments
How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Make the Fondant

If you love chocolate, and cherries, this is the perfect recipe for your next event. The first step when making cherry cordials is to soak the cherries in cherry brandy. You can find the directions at my previous post – How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Soak in Kirsch Next we cover them in […]

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How to Make Spiked Cherry Cordials – Soak in Kirsch

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 6, 2019 0 Comments

In July I received some beautiful sweet cherries, courtesy of Northwest Cherry Growers and my appointment as a Canbassador. I candied some for holiday fruitcakes, and made some luscious cherry berry butter. But I also was inspired by an Instagram post to try my hand at making cherry cordials from scratch. What is a Canbassador? […]

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Cherry Berry Fruit Butter

Filed in Canning and Preserving, Uncategorized by on July 18, 2019 0 Comments
Cherry Berry Fruit Butter

Combine two of summer’s favorites, sweet cherries and blueberries, for a delectably easy fruit butter. It’s the annual Everything Cherries Week here at Seed to Pantry as we celebrate fresh, sweet cherries and my “appointment” as a Washington State Fruit Commission Canbassador. What is a Canbassador? As a Canbassador my job is to make all […]

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Pea Salad Recipe without Bacon

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on July 15, 2019 0 Comments
Pea Salad Recipe without Bacon

If you like peas as much as I do, you will want to make this bacon-free pea salad. It’s perfect for a summer picnic, cook-out, or easy weekday lunch. The first time I ever had pea salad, we had just moved to Washington state’s mid-Columbia region from New England. While exploring our new surroundings, we […]

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Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad

Filed in Real Food by on July 9, 2019 0 Comments
Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad

It’s National Picnic Month – Time to Celebrate with this Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad. Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad dressed with Salsa. Make it as hot – or not – as you wish! Make Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad for your next picnic or potluck. Salad can be prepared gluten-free, and it’s an easy way to add […]

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How to Keep Cool in the Kitchen While Canning

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on June 12, 2019 0 Comments
How to Keep Cool in the Kitchen While Canning

There is no way around it; canning the harvest is hot work. Hot work that is usually done while the outside temperature is rising. But there are a few ways to stay cool in the kitchen while canning.

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