Recipe Exchange: 3 courses for a delicious dinner

Margaret Warr, News Journal correspondent Doris Melton shares the ultimate lemon sour cream pound cake made with fresh lemon juice and topped with a light lemon glaze. Her friend makes this cake every year for her mother’s birthday. She raves that this cake is one of the best she has ever tasted. The baked chicken […]

Quick and Easy Fermented Dill Pickles

By Deb Tejada – Tags: pickles, fermentation, food preservation, pickling, Colorado, Deb Tejada Have you ever wanted to… • make your own pickles, but became discouraged and overwhelmed with the amount of work involved with traditional recipes? • make just one — or two — jars of pickles and not have to deal with canning […]

Candied Jalapeños

by Rececca Gagnon – Journal Sentinel   Description:  Rebecca Gagnon, author of “The Little Book of Home Preserving” (Peter Pauper Press, 2013), said she “can never get enough of” these Candied Jalapeños, which she makes every year.“They can be used on practically everything — from tacos and nachos, to eggs and grilled cheese sandwiches,” she writes. […]

The vegetable you should start pickling ASAP

from: by Alexandra Stafford Last summer I was lucky enough to be the recipient of a friend’s backyard vegetable bounty. Nearly every week I could count on opening my front door to find a basket teeming with beefsteak tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, chard, kale, and tubs of Sun Gold cherry tomatoes. I could also count […]

Cantaloupe among the fruits that gained pickling popularity in the 1800s

Hanna Raskin Email @hannaraskin – The Post and Courier If Charleston’s amateur pickle makers didn’t rush to their gardens and markets in search of preservation-worthy melons after reading a cooking column in the July 1, 1917, issue of The Sunday News, the columnist’s derisive tone was probably to blame. “Here is a sweet pickle recipe for […]