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Honey Sweetened Pumpkin Butter

I have heard a lot about how delicious Pumpkin Butter is but I just never quite knew what this was and I have never actually tried it before. Given I had some homemade pumpkin puree this seemed like a great opportunity to find out what this pumpkin butter is all about. I admit I get really excited when I get to try food [...]

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

  I keep trying different recipes for pasta sauces in search for easy-to-make sauces that are not only easy and quick to make but which are also healthy and delicious. I found a keeper this time. This pasta sauce is bursting with flavour and it has a wonderful texture similar to tomato sauce. It is quickly prepared, however, burning the bell [...]

Home Cultured Buttermilk

I have always liked buttermilk.  That’s actually an understatement because I LOVE buttermilk.  The problem here in the US is that the store-bought buttermilk tastes weird somehow.  The other day I could not resist and did get another jug of buttermilk, and once again I was disappointed.  I thought I should just make my own.  [...]

Pickled Green Tomatoes

What to do when you have to harvest all your green tomatoes because of predicted frost?  You could pickle them or fry them.  The pickling will take some time (about 3 months) but the result is definitely worth the wait.  You can then either eat them as a snack or incorporate them into other recipes such [...]

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

I like to make my food from scratch whenever possible which is not always possible but I try.  Not only is this healthier (!!!) and cheaper but it is also a great feeling of accomplishment when you can create a wonderful meal from scratch.  During the fall, I make lots of pumpkin puree from scratch, [...]

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