Category Archives: Fruit jam

Quince: The Original Fruit

I love to make jam (and have recently discovered the joys of jelly) but I’m loathe to blog about it because if you do it wrong, you can give someone the gift of botchulism. If you are new to preserving, … Continue reading

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Apple Butter NOT

It is apple butter but no butter involved. There never is. It’s like an egg cream — no egg, no cream. “Butter” refers to the smooth texture of the apple conserve and I have fond memories of making this apple-tastic … Continue reading

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Anne H’s Hungarian Chocolate Torte

This recipe has a lot of luggage. That’s an awful way to start a post about one of the world’s most delectable flourless chocolate tortes but I have to be honest, right? The originator of the recipe is a little … Continue reading

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