I’ve been on a rosemary kick lately, mostly because I read a bunch of articles that indicated that I should probably enjoy my rosemary plant now because it’s not likely to survive the winter. Bummer. Should’ve planted it in a… Continue Reading
In the late summer, when the berries and other fruits start to appear in the farmer’s markets, I just can’t help but want to do stuff with them. They’re so, so beautiful. This year, I decided to splurge on some… Continue Reading
Early in the autumn, when the pears get ripe, I start thinking about spices like cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. And after making some spiced pear preserves, I just can’t help but wonder how I can turn this yumminess into… Continue Reading
I’ve been wanting to try a limoncello recipe for a long time. I don’t know if I’d like it at all, but I’m giving it a shot, since gifting season is coming and I wanted to have a diverse, colorful… Continue Reading
If you’re anything like me, when you read “ginger-infused vodka,” you thought, “Well, that sounds a little bit gross.” It’s not. In fact, it’s fantastic. And it’s actually something you can use!
My friend and client, Brande, author of the very excellent blog, Tomato Envy, recently turned me on to Food in Jars, a fabulous small batch canning blog (and book). Marisa posted a recipe for vanilla coffee liqueur that I simply could… Continue Reading
Okay, did you know you can make your own vanilla extract? Well, you can. And here’s the thing: while a 16oz bottle of the good stuff will run you around $60, you can make about a gallon of your own… Continue Reading
All of my boozy adventures started with plum brandy. One year, I was excited about the plum harvest and made a plum brandy out of it and after that, there was no stopping me. In fact, this is a requested… Continue Reading