Cranberry Orange Jelly

I receive bottled fruit juice often from my local food bank. Recently they were distributing a large bottles of pure orange juice that required no refrigeration until opened.  This juice is very tart and needs to have sugar added to it to drink.  It dawned on me that it would make great jelly.  I also…

Yellow Squash and Corn Relish Canning Recipe

I got this wonderful recipe from Lillian’s Cupboard here at WordPress.  She has cut down the recipe so you can make a small batch from vegetables that you can buy at a farmers market.  I quadrupled it because I had so many yellow squash from my CSA boxes the last few weeks.  Our growing season…

Pineapple Jam Made From Fresh Pineapple and Liquid Pectin

Pineapples are in the stores for Easter cooking.  Every year I make pineapple jam from wonderful fresh pineapple that I have let ripen on my kitchen counter until it is golden yellow. The fruit is sweeter and juicer if you let it ripen.  I twist the tops off to replant in my garden.  I live…

Asian Radish, Carrot, and Turnip Pickles

The last couple of weeks I have had a large daikon radish in my CSA box. Also there was carrots, hakurie turnips, pablano and jalapenos. What was I going to do with these? I spent time on the internet looking up how to cook the radish and turnip. I kept running into various recipes to…