Candied Jalapenos & Jalapeno Poppers

This year’s garden harvest wasn’t our best mostly because we had a beautiful baby at the end of June and the garden didn’t quite get the attention it needed. However, the jalapeno plants seemed to do really, really well. All the sudden, I found myself with all sorts of jalapeno peppers and more waiting to…

Peach Jam

In the same theme with the past few posts, I spent this evening making a batch of peach jam with my Mom and sister. Recently I heard about this truck that comes from Georgia to Ohio to sell peaches. Luckily I learned about it right before the very last stop in my area for the…

Sour Cherry Jam: A Sweet Treat

As I told you in my last post, I picked a bunch of sour cherries recently. So for my day off 4th of July project, I made jam! The cherries I picked were light in color and very tart. Perfect for pie and jam as they do well with the added sugar. The final product,…

Brandied Cherries

I had a day off in the middle of the week this week and I used it to pick cherries! A friend of mine had posted pictures of her cherry picking adventure on Facebook and I was a bit jealous so I had to go myself. I have been cherry picking before, but this year,…