Lime Curd

This Lime Curd features the best of the season. I have always been a fan of citrus fruit. And there are limited ways to truly enjoy the flavors of lemon and lime. I have preserved them both with spectacular results but this time I was looking for something sweet. Curd immediately came to mind. It…

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Salsa

This salsa using garden fresh tomatoes, peppers and beautiful spices has incredible flavour. It was the summer of bumper crops in the Nutmeg Disrupted gardens. By gardens,  I mean flower beds and numerous containers. The “garden garden” was covered with grass a few years back because of time constraints with work and travel. My First…

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Yum Yum Pickles

These Yum Yum Pickles are an easy to make first time recipe, perfect if you are new to pickling. The prep is minimal and the results are fantastic. Using Proper Tools For The Job You will need a few basic tools to begin your canning journey. First off you need a large canner, basically that…

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Smoked Maple Canned Salmon

This Smoked Maple Canned Salmon preserves this incredible catch to enjoy for many months. It has been a summer of food, gardening, renos and photography. Fresh fish from Pacific Ocean, live lobster and scallops flown in from Eastern Canada, herbs, berries and veggies from the garden, a few cool updates to my kitchen and some…

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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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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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