Farmer’s Market Find: Peaches, and How to Freeze Them.

While Louisiana grows some pretty awesome peaches, they are very hard to come by. When I was a kid, every Memorial Day weekend we’d travel from Southwest Louisiana to East Texas, traveling through the very top northwest corner if Louisiana. … Continue reading

Fig, Orange & Pecan Conserve

  Fig, Orange, & Pecan Conserve About this conserve (or jam):  What makes a jam a conserve?  Apparently, if you have two or more fruits in jam, it is a conserve, much like the Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Onion Conserve.  … Continue reading

Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Caramelized Onion Conserve

Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Caramelized Onion Conserve Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 21 minutes Process: 5 minutes Yield: 5 half-pints (8-ounce) jars   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds sweet onions (Vidalia or Walla Walla), quartered and … Continue reading