Cherries & Berries

How to Make Berry Jam: Video & Recipe

How to Make Berry Jam: Video & Recipe

Went berry picking and now you have a bunch of leftover berries?? Whether it’s raspberries, blackberries, blueberries or strawberries- no worries! This simple homemade jam recipe will allow you to enjoy them all year long. (This is easily one of our most-used pantry items)   […]

Easy Berry Galette

Easy Berry Galette

Honestly, what is a galette? Technically, Galette is a term used in French cuisine to designate various types of flat round or free form crusty cakes, but to me, it’s kind of a pie that you make without a pan. It’s a very fancy sounding, super-easy dessert. […]

Our Favorite Strawberry Shortcake!

Our Favorite Strawberry Shortcake!

It’s strawberry season! And after a solid hour or so at the farm with our kids, we have quite a few berries to use (a great problem to have, in my opinion). After making jam, and eating sliced berries for breakfast, lunch and dinner, we’re […]

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups/Fruit Leathers

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups/Fruit Leathers

Ok, if your kids are like mine they LOVE fruit leathers (we buy the target brand a lot- like too often, haha). Well, I was doing a “power Pinterest” session for 5 minutes while I was waiting to pick up one of the kids the […]

Canning Basics 101 Video: Strawberry Jam

Canning Basics 101 Video: Strawberry Jam

There are few things that say summer quite like homemade strawberry jam. We love going strawberry picking in June, and we love the fresh, bright red berry taste that the homemade version gives us all year. If you’ve never made jam before- no worries! I’ll […]

Strawberry Jam Recipe for Canning: Regular and Reduced Sugar

Strawberry Jam Recipe for Canning: Regular and Reduced Sugar

This is a classic Strawberry Jam recipe straight from the Ball Book of Canning. I love making this one the reduced sugar way (which is still plenty sweet)!   Strawberry Jam Preserving Method: Water Bath Canning Makes about 4 (8 oz) half pints Ingredients 2 2/3 […]

Berry and Peach Fruit Salad with Mint

Berry and Peach Fruit Salad with Mint

Berry and Peach Fruit Salad with Mint This makes a perfectly easy and beautiful summer fruit salad, and the hints of lemon and mint are amazing! One of my new favorites.   Ingredients 6 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced 1 pint blueberries 1 container strawberries, sliced […]