Recipe: Pickled Beets

Yes, Beets!  This is the only way I will eat beets.  My grandmother made them every year and I would eat them by the jar full.  Not just the little Mason Jars.  NO! The BIG Mason Jars.  Oh, sure you can buy a little small jar of pickled baby beets at the grocery store, but…

Recipe: Gran-Dale’s Homemade Apple Butter

Back in the early 80’s, my parents lived in Eden, North Carolina for about 4 years.  While they were there, my father enjoyed going to the apple orchards, picking fresh apples and making his homemade apple butter.  My daughter would eat this stuff by the bowl full if I’d let her when she was little. …

Recipes: Bread and Butter Pickles and Limed Ice Water Pickles

I bet you might be wondering what else to do with those cucumbers that are coming out of your ears right about now.  Before you throw them in the compost, or give them away.  Why not put some away so you can enjoy them later.  I love both recipes, but if I had to choose…