Jams, Jellies, Pickles & Preserves

Bitters Blood Orange Marmalade

Bitters Blood Orange Marmalade

Full disclosure: I wanted real bad to be a goth in high school.  It never really happened, for reasons almost entirely based in my lazy approach to fashion; I am hopelessly lo-fi when it comes to clothes.  I mean, I still wear a lot of black… And 80’s goth music is part of the scaffolding […]

Carrot and Almond Jam

Carrot and Almond Jam

How to make luxurious carrot jam with brandy and almonds

Salted Preserved Lemons & Limes

Salted Preserved Lemons & Limes

This post is brought to you by the Food In Jars Mastery Challenge, February edition: Dry Salt Preserves ☀︎☀︎ ♦︎ ♦︎ I preserved some lemons last week.  I slit their little bellies open, stuffed them with kosher salt, and mashed as many as I could into the 3rd and 4rth biggest jars I own, without bothering to sterilize the […]

Tropical Mincemeat

Tropical Mincemeat

There’s a stretch of highway that lines eastern part of Hanoi, hugging the Red River.  It’s cheered slightly by the longest mural in the world (endless streams of turquoise, mustard and honey-pink portrayals of dragons and such), but for the most part, it’s a pretty damn seedy part of town.  I take the bus from […]

Sour Cream Pancakes <3 Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Black is the color of my true love’s hair His face so soft and wondrous fair The purest eyes and the strongest hands I love the ground on where he stands Oh I love my lover and where he goes yes, I love the ground on where he goes And still I hope that the […]

free Apple Butter, some assembly required.

Is there occasionally a question of degree when measuring devotion?  There’s everything to be said for balance, sanity, and getting to sleep in sometimes, having a life and etcetera.  But when I woke to my silent mental alarm clock at 4 in the autumn morning a few weeks ago, I knew exactly where the measure […]

Gone Canning!

«You will place it in Glass Jars not too Deep: & leave it cool down, and if afterwards you look through the Sun’s light you will find it as Beautiful as a Ruby. You have to show or give to some great Prince or high Lord when they will be angry with the Heat or […]

Lucky Peach

Pastry life, being a weirdo, raising baby, and art sometimes . Rockin it oldschool bloglife like DGAF.

Mission: Food

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Indian kitchen

Love for home cooked food

101 Cookbooks

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The Wednesday Chef

Pastry life, being a weirdo, raising baby, and art sometimes . Rockin it oldschool bloglife like DGAF.

Nothing in the House

Pastry life, being a weirdo, raising baby, and art sometimes . Rockin it oldschool bloglife like DGAF.

butter tree

Pastry life, being a weirdo, raising baby, and art sometimes . Rockin it oldschool bloglife like DGAF.