Coronation Grape Meringue Tarts

Coronation Grape Meringue Tarts feature the best of the season! I am the Produce Manager at the local Co-op. And with position I find that I am doing much more experimenting with fruits. New Arrival I had to pick up a box of the Coronation Grapes when they came in. They were absolutely stunning and…

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Growing Rhubarb

Growing Rhubarb in your garden easy, inexpensive and rewarding. Grow Your Own Food is an information series on Gardening in Canada that covers every aspect of growing your own food at home. I help you every step of the way so that you can have the garden you dream of.     Rhubarb has had…

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Fresh Strawberry Chipotle Jam

This Strawberry Chipotle Jam features beautiful sweet berries with smoky peppers for an incredible sweet and savoury jam. I love making jams and jellies and am continually trying different flavor combinations. Leaning towards the sweet hot combination and have a long list of hot pepper jellies I make. I have been making this jam for…

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Raspberry Curd

Raspberry Curd features the best of the season and is a great way use fresh raspberry juice. As mentioned in the Raspberry Jelly post, 2020 was an incredible growing season in the Nutmeg Disrupted gardens. This is the first property I have lived on that has raspberry canes. It has been a wonderful experience learning…

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Crabapple Jelly

Crabapple jelly takes me instantly back to my childhood. Crabapples have been part of my existence since I was little. One of my earliest crab apple memories were of my Gido taking us apple picking. Though we never really got to do any picking as the trees were so tall that ladders where needed. Then…

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Rhubarb Marmalade

Rhubarb Marmalade is the perfect blend of orange and rhubarb, highlighting the best of the season! Easy to make using a food processor it truly is a no fail recipe. It is a unique way to use rhubarb for longer term storage and even a sweet gift at Christmas! After a good scrub, cut the…

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