Category Archives: Fruit

Parfait(ish)! Better Berries!

I have covered this nifty trick for improving your berries – or, most any fruit, really – in other posts, which makes it a Parfait! (repeat) post. But! It would seem that I haven’t spotlighted just the method of macerating … Continue reading

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Peach Marmalade

A long time ago, I stopped by to visit a friend from school, and his mom was busy making this incredibly wonderful smelling mixture of peaches and citrus and – surprise! – maraschino cherries! Mrs. B called it marmalade, but … Continue reading

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Spiced Rum Peaches

Adding to my holidaze gift canning, I came across a recipe for “Drunken Peaches” – basically, peaches and simple syrup and brandy. What’s not to love, right? Except… I wanted to add a bit of spice to my peaches, so … Continue reading

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Swozzled Cherries

As my friend, Mira, is known to say (after an especially trying day with work or the kids)… “You don’t know, this could be vodka!” Well, now you don’t have to wonder, because, yes, this is, in fact, a jar … Continue reading

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Date and Raisin Slices

Don’t dismiss some of those older recipes out of hand as being hopelessly out of touch with today’s tastes. Some of them are amazingly on point. Such as this recipe. I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings,” that, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Relish

I was reading a novel, and one of the characters was enjoying pineapple relish on something or other, so, quicklikeabunny, I went to da Google, where I found a recipe for Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Pineapple Relish on Rachael Ray’s … Continue reading

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Pickled Avocado

Stop right there. No, this is not a recipe to “preserve” avocados by canning the suckers and stashing ’em on a shelf in your pantry. This is, however, a wicked tasty way to add a big punch of flavor to … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Macerated Peaches

Yesterday, I posted a really nice (and gluten free!) recipe for a baked cheese blintz casserole. Today, we’re gonna prep some fruit to scatter over the top of your blintz slices. How about peaches? The market had some nice white … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Lemon Curd Yogurt Sauce

SO, yes, I’ve done versions of this macerated fruit salad before, with Limoncello, and another version with Cointreau in place of the Limoncello. And all with that tasty lemon curd yogurt and honey sauce. This time, I was going to … Continue reading

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