Salsa So Good They Steal It

This bright salsa is full of flavor: made from roasted tomatoes, mixed peppers, sweet onions and just the right amount of seasonings. This is not a frilly or fruity salsa, just a really good one that captures the fresh flavors of our favorite summertime vegetables. We fill our canner with this salsa several times every Summer, but are... Continue Reading →

Mamaw Kitty’s “Mater, Tater, Onion Soup”

“Mater, Tater, Onion Soup” is a hearty and bright dish that captures all of the wonderful flavors of summertime tomatoes. This simple, yet satisfying, soup is one of the most beloved and cherished recipes passed down by my paternal grandmother. Mamaw Kitty always had a house full: grand-kids, nieces, nephews, and plenty of extra tag-a-longs…. Continue Reading →

Chanterelle Stock; Canning Golden Umami

Beautiful chanterelles are one of the most plentiful and delicious wild foods in our area. When they are in season, we add these delicious mushrooms to just about every dish possible: quiche, omelets, baked chicken, pasta, pizza, soup, risotto, roast, stuffing, and charcuterie platters. We eat a ton of these every Summer, but sometimes we can't... Continue Reading →

Lemon Curd: Spring Sunshine in a Jar

Lemon curd is a lovely spread of British origin that is perfect on tea biscuits or simple buttermilk pancakes. It can also be used to make dreamy pies or lemon layer cakes. This treat is easy to make with only eggs, sugar, butter and lemons. The simplicity of this sublime spread makes it a delight to cook and to share.... Continue Reading →

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