Rum Spiced Applesauce

My most recent batch of canned applesauce, I made half regular, and the other half I spiked with just enough rum to create the perfect spicy fall evening dessert.  Apple sauce is an easy recipe for beginner canners – it requires no pectin, no thickening, no sugar, and no exact measuring.  I just cut, core,Continue reading “Rum Spiced Applesauce”

Pear Butter w/ Blood Orange

This pear butter is heavenly – pear flavored with a spicy nutmeg hint and it is slightly bitter due to the blood orange rind and juice.  It was the fastest round of canning I have done yet.  As I said before, I am addicted to canning and am looking for more unique combinations of jams,Continue reading “Pear Butter w/ Blood Orange”