Preserved Figs

best preserved figs

I didn’t grow up eating figs, well, except for Fig Newtons, you’re darn tootin!  If you weren’t lucky enough to have a fig tree or two growing in your yard then this little bloggin’ about figs will probably relate to you.  Here’s my figs story and an easy preserved figs recipe. For me, figs are … Read more

Spicy Peach Chutney

Got peaches? Our peach crop wasn’t anything near great this year, but our two little peach trees did produce enough peaches that I could make a batch of spicy peach chutney.  I am so glad I decided on the chutney for the use of our few peaches.  This stuff is incredible and has a thousand … Read more

DIY Homemade Dill Pickles

My Chief gardener started bringing lettuce from the garden a couple of weeks ago.  This past week he brought in the first basket full of yellow squash and cucumbers.  Today, I received my second BIG basket of cucumbers.  It is time to start pickling! Last summer our cucumbers caught a nasty bug and died on … Read more