Abra Cadabra!! Caramel Apple Jam

What do you get when you caramelize sugar, add applesauce, and top off with hubby’s good rum? Caramel Apple Jam!

I’ve had this recipe flagged in “The Joy of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves” since I bought the book in August, but I hadn’t made time to put it together.  Last week one of […]

Taste Testing Home Canned Peaches

It’s cold today in the Shenandoah Valley. It’s supposed to get up to 50, but my thermometer won’t budge past 40, so my plans of putting in the garlic and shallots is postponed till tomorrow.

I’m full of plans this time of year, and one of those involves maximizing my canning for next year. I’m […]