• Breakfast

    Kya’s Blackberry Jam

    She twisted the cloth bag with the jam so that it was wrung tight and knotted against the jars. As the boys drew even with the thicket, she swung the heavy bag and whacked the closest one hard across the back of his head. Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing Tweet Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google Recipe inspired by Where the Crawdads Sing Do yourself a favor and make Ma’s Fluffy Biscuits to go with this jam. The feelings behind this simple blackberry jam go deep in the story. The jam is a symbol of small Kya’s…

  • Appetizers,  Breakfast,  Recipe

    Quince Jelly

    Quince is a fascinating fruit. I had mine delivered via FedEx and even through all the plastic packaging and bubble wrap I was captivated by their sweet aroma. Once unwrapped, my kitchen became fragrantly delightful, the smell reminiscent of pears and roses. Not only is this one of the most delicious charcuterie options I’ve ever tasted, it’s different and easy to make!!  Ingredients 2 lbs quince, peeled and cored 3 cups sugar 2 T lemon juice 2 strips of lemon zest, 2″ long 1 cup water Simmer all ingredients 1 hour until temperature hits 220 degrees Fahrenheit. Blend. Fill a greased 8×8 pan and let come to room temperature before refrigerating.