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

Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce

I think this will make a great marinara for my daughter. This whole venture came about because of her. Ever since she was a toddler, I’ve tried to get her to try to eat ravioli. Well, Hurricane Katrina happened about … Continue reading

Fresh Fig & Balsamic Chutney

This is my most highly requested condiment.  Actually, it’s the only one I’ve been asked to make again.  And again. Everybody’s favorite way to eat this?  Over cream cheese with those buttery round crackers.  Very simply, very old school, but … Continue reading

Balsamic Fig & Onion Jam

NOTE:  Updated and with directions! What happens when you follow your recipe notes, knowing that it’s not the recipe you normally make, but make it anyway?  Well, you don’t end up with the same thing, that’s for sure. This was … Continue reading