Recipes

Cranberry Chutney

This is part of my preserving column for a bunch of regional Ontario newspapers. For the original post, go here. Cranberry sauce is a given at Thanksgiving, and for good reason. It’s a sweet and acidic foil to the richer... Read More >

Quince Scrap Jelly

This is part of my preserving column for a bunch of regional Ontario newspapers. For the original post, go here. “I tried the fruit you told me about, the quince, and it was terrible!” my father exclaimed. A week earlier,... Read More >

Coronation Grape Syrup

This is part of my new preserving column for a bunch of regional Ontario newspapers. Find the original post here. It’s a mystery to me why the Coronation grape’s popularity doesn’t seem to extend beyond the borders of its native... Read More >

Raspberry Jam with Candied Citrus & Star Anise

This is part of my new preserving column for a bunch of regional Ontario newspapers. Find the original post here. Raspberry jam is a classic for a reason. Aside from just being downright delicious, the berries contain enough pectin to... Read More >

A Tribute to Strawberry Salad

I took a food writing class back in November with the very talented Chris Nuttall-Smith, former Globe & Mail critic. I signed up on a whim last-minute, giving myself something concrete with which to distract myself from recipe testing and... Read More >

Cherry Negroni Jam

While the summer was late coming, it is now in full force (feels like 46C as I write this!), and I have that classic feeling of being totally overwhelmed by all of the fruit. I want it all. I want... Read More >

Happy Birthday, Have a Pickled Egg

I think I am like most people in that, for the majority of my life, I mostly thought of pickled eggs as a kind of cosmic joke. I’d only ever really seen them on the bar at The Wheel Club,... Read More >

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam, Revised

I have been finding a few reasons to get amped this spring, which is a miracle as it has also been one of the most stressful times of my life. This homey Taurus really does not love change, and I... Read More >

Marmalade Hot Cross Buns

The first recipe for my new site is not, in fact, for a preserve, but for one of my favourite baked goods of spring, HOT CROSS BUNS. I’ll actually be posting quite a few baking recipes that incorporate preserves in... Read More >