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cranberry butter in small mason jar

Cranberry Butter

This cranberry butter jewel of a fruit spread is not really a butter (no dairy at all). And it is not really a curd (no eggs in here either) so it is tricky to figure out how to name it properly. Technically it might be a pureed jam.  It is an elevated version of instant …

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Drizzle of lemon curd made int he Vitamix coming off of spoon

Lemon Curd in the Vitamix

Lemon curd in the Vitamix is a delightful lemon spread made with eggs, sugar, butter, and, of course, lemons! The Vitamix makes this recipe a breeze. It is so fun to watch right before your eyes as the ingredients are whipped together, heated, and somewhat magically transform into this curd, a beautiful fruit and sugar …

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How to Make Plum Jam

Homemade plum jam is a summer treat to make then enjoy throughout the year. I’ve gotten back into canning mode around here and this plum jam recipe was a delicious way to preserve summer’s fresh fruit. Let’s learn how to make plum jam together. Plums can be overlooked as a jam flavor option. In the …

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Crock Pot Apple Butter

Like magic your slow cooker or Instant Pot will turn a bounty of apples into a smooth, deeply colorful and flavorful spread with this recipe for crock pot apple butter. So let’s head to the orchard and get apple picking! Making your own jams, jellies, fruit butters or marmalade does not get any easier than …

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Lemon Curd in the microwave

Lemon Curd in the Microwave

Making Lemon Curd in the Microwave is a quick way to turn lemons into lemon curd. The traditional ingredients of lemons, sugar, eggs and butter come together in three minutes with this easy microwave lemon curd recipe. Enjoy this luscious fruit spread! What is Lemon Curd? Lemon curd is a bright and delicious way to …

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Jar filled with orange lemon marmalade

Orange Lemon Marmalade

Bright and citrus-filled, homemade orange lemon marmalade will brighten any winter’s morning. With a bit of preparation now, you can easily make and preserve this orange marmalade then enjoy it in the months to come. What is marmalade? Marmalade is a preserve- similar to a jam or jelly– that is made with citrus. Oranges are …

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Spiced pear apple butter in mason jar with twine ribbon

Spiced Apple-Pear Butter

Spiced apple pear butter is a way to capture flavor of seasonal fruits to save for a future date. Preserving allows you to capture a feeling–preserving foods grants you the freedom of taking the memory of picking apples in an orchard and saving that happiness for another day.  If you are lucky enough to live …

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Onion Bacon jam in small mason jar

Crock Pot Onion Bacon Jam

Bacon onion jam is a slow cooker recipe that makes caramelized onions which then soaks up bacon flavor. Similar to a relish or even an onion marmalade in texture, this slow cooker onion jam is quickly going to be a favorite. This recipe for Crock Pot Onion Bacon Jam slowly cooked and has deep flavor. …

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cranberry orange sauce in a white bowl

Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Orange zest and freshly squeezed orange juice brighten up the traditional holiday cranberry side dish in this cranberry orange sauce. Make this cranberry orange sauce ahead of time to relieve some of the holiday stress on the big day. In the quest to make the perfect Thanksgiving dinner there always seems to be some panic …

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Hot Pepper Jelly

Homemade hot pepper jelly is a spicy and sweet jelly that you’ll love using on everything from meats to crackers. This condiment has grown in popularity and is used for appetizers, glazes, dips, spreads and more! Hot pepper jelly may not sound like your typical fruit jelly or jam but give it a try in …

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