Category Archives: My Cannery

Art in a Jar, Preserves, Pickles,

Kiwi Mandarin Jam

Daughter Denny Lauren and I made several jams for James and Christine’s wedding reception for gifts. Kiwi Mandarin is definitely good and it looks so pretty also. I love the seeds swimming in the jam. 2 cups kiwi fruit peeled … Continue reading

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Very Cherry Vanilla Jelly

Very Cherry Cherry Vanilla Jelly Cherries – Pitted, Chopped – 4 to 6 cups 2 Cups White Wine or Water Juice from one orange and 1 lemon 2 vanilla beans, sliced to release the beans 1 tsp salt 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Vanilla Fig Preserves

24 figs sliced into 6-8 segments 2 Cups White Wine or Water Juice from one orange and 1 lemon 2 vanilla beans, sliced to release the beans 1 tsp salt 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 3 Cups Brown Sugar 1 Cup … Continue reading

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Black Walnut Liqueur – Nocino

Since I have the trees, I picked about 100 black walnuts and set about to make the infusion of Black Walnut Liqueur. Don’t be too eager, it won’t be ready for about 12 months! 100 Black Walnuts quartered – You … Continue reading

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Apricot Pineapple Walnut Conserve

Not too long ago, I put out the word that I wanted the recipes or the favorite foods that everyone remembered growing up. My husband’s brother Jon asked if I had the recipe for his mom’s Apricot jam and he … Continue reading

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Tomato Onion Marmalade

 As if yet, I have not made my own ketsup, but this makes me want to because you get to control the flavors.  Hmmm, am I a control freak?  Perhaps.  1 sliced onion 2 sliced tomatoes 2 T balsalmic vinegar … Continue reading

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Mango Plum Jam

There is competition in the house! Continue reading

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Rhubarb Relish

Cleaning out my dad’s house, I found an old cookbook from the local church. Recipe was shared by Donnie Ebbers.  She says she had a large rhubarb patch n Canada and used to sell this stuff and couldn’t keep up with … Continue reading

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Bourbon Bacon Jam

I found this on the web and oh my, it has me intrigued. If you can find thick cut Applewood smoked I would suggest you use that because it has a nice smoke flavor that will not overpower the jam … Continue reading

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Ruby Red Grapefruit Pomegranate Marmalade – 1st Place Winner

1st Place Winner at the Ventura County Fair! Continue reading

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