Everyday Cooking

Blackberries in Framboise
Framboise is a raspberry brandy with an irresistible aroma. It infuses these blackberries with delectable flavor, while the cinnamon and nutmeg add an enticing hint of spice. More »
Blueberry Bonanza
This recipe uses the same blueberries to make two different products: a thick old-fashioned berry butter and a luscious silky blueberry syrup. Once the juice is extracted for the syrup, the remaining blueberry pulp is used to make a lightly spiced butter. More »
Sour Cherry Lemonade Concentrate
This syrup is a boon to have on hand in the pantry on a hot summer’s day. If you’re on your own, add a few tablespoons to a glass of ice water, then refrigerate the rest for the next time you get thirsty. If you’re serving a crowd, pour the whole jar into a big pitcher and dilute to taste. For a... More »
Strawberry Lemon Concentrate
The sweetness of fresh, ripe strawberries adds the perfect balance to tart lemons in this recipe. Preserving the freshness allows you to serve this summertime favorite at any special occasion throughout the year. More »
Apple Rum Raisin Conserve
Simply delicious — a perfect blend of complementary tastes! Toast the nuts, if desired, before adding them. More »
Orange Passion Fruit Micro-Mini Jam
Passion fruit can be expensive, but this small-batch jam allows you to indulge without breaking the bank. More »
Spiced Pickled Peaches
This pickle is a savory treatment for peaches that highlights their natural fruity flavor and adds a bit of kick. More »
Sour Cherry Jam
Sour cherries make a delicious, slightly tart jam. More »
Raspberry and Plum Jam
Plums add delicious yumminess to this jam, which has half the seeds of regular raspberry jam. It can also be made with red or black plums, or with plumcots (a cross of plums and apricots). More »
Spirited Pears
Fruit with added pizzazz! Alcoholic beverages bring out the full-bodied flavor of fruit without overpowering its natural flavor. These spirited fruits are useful to have on hand as a no-fuss solution to jazz up your everyday summer dessert. More »
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