Recipes

Spiced Apple Rings

Based on the recipe for Apple Wedges in Cinnamon Red Hot Syrup in the ever cheap and useful Ball Blue Bookof Preserving. Yield: about 10 - 12 pints Ingredients: 8 - 10 pounds apples 3 cups sugar 1 cup cinnamon red hot candies 4 sticks cinnamon 4 tsp whole cloves 1 tsp...

Soft Pretzels

This recipe is based on one from The Martha Stewart Living Christmas Cookbook.  I like to follow this recipe to the step just before baking.  I then freeze the pretzels in a single layer overnight and the next morning package two (wrapped in bakery tissue) to a small...

Shit on a Shingle or Bresaola SOS

I had such great hopes for my making my own bresaola, but sadly I blew it. Too, too salty. But you don't think I'm giving up so easily do you? An inspired save for GI's everywhere. 1 pound dried, sliced beef** or oversalted bresaola, chopped into 1/2" pieces (about 5...

Savory Mincemeat Filling

This is how we stuffed our pittsburgh dumpling experiment cappelletti.  Cappelletti means "little hats" in Italian - they're petite little stuffed Italian dumplings similar to ravioli or tortellini and make perfect floaters for clear broth, an appetizer plate or main...

Rustic Rhubarb Tarts

Read more at our Auburn Meadow Farm blog... I have really been enjoying Liana Krissoff's book Canning for a New Generation . It's fresh, pretty and packed with great tips and ideas. It's so homey and personable I feel like Liana and I are old friends, though we've...

Rustic Apple-pumpkin Pie

This is a pie featured in The October 2012 issue of Sunset Magazine. This particular issue has lots of other great pumpkin ideas and mouth-watering photos in case you're struggling to find ways for using a bumper crop of pumpkins... With it's brown sugar and bourbon...

Roasted Tomato Passata ala Pam Corbin

What is passata anyway?? I was unfamiliar with it, and really can't name a perfect American substitution, though puree comes close.  But what I can tell you is that this stuff is USEFUL. How useful is it? Simply reduce it by about half for an amazingly tomato-y sauce...

Roasted Tomato Ketchup

The spices are old-fashioned, but the flavor is anything but. If you like, amp it up by adding a couple of teaspoonfuls of chili powder. The secret to the best ketchup is the tomato passata you made this summer, and having the passata on hand makes ketchup-making a...

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