Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Little Canning

So I guess I’ve been doing some canning. Originally: A Little Canning Advertisements

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Homemade Limoncello

A traditional Italian liqueur, limoncello is vodka infused with citrus zest and blended with simple syrup. It can be served on its own (commonly as an after dinner drink) or as a mixer. I like it in sparkling water as … Continue reading

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Banana Not Ice Cream

Just about the coolest use for overripe bananas I’ve ever seen. Cut banana into pieces and freeze it. Run it through the food processor for a few minutes and there comes a moment at which it transforms into creamy, delicious … Continue reading

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Lime Marmelade

For a time, marmalade was considered to be an aphrodesiac and was served to Queen Mary to aid in conception (unsuccessfully). While I do not necessarily subscribe to this theory myself, please feel free to drop by. Originally: Lime Marmelade

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Free Stone Peach Jam

Free Stone refers to the pit of the peach, which does not cling to the meat. There is your peach fact of the day. Is 14 pints of jam too much to have on hand? I think not, ‘cuz dang … Continue reading

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Homemade Ketchup

“Americans can eat garbage, provided you sprinkle it liberally with ketchup, mustard, chili sauce, Tabasco sauce, cayenne pepper, or any other condiment which destroys the original flavor of the dish” -Henry Miller I can generally take or leave ketchup, but … Continue reading

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