We were once again blessed with an abundance of pears from the neighbors after helping them harvest their pear tree, so I decided to experiment with another pear jam combination. This time around we made blueberry pear jam, pairing up the sweetness of the pears with berries, lemon and a touch of vanilla. My husband still prefers the cranberry-pear jam, but my sons gave this combo a “thumbs up”.
Do you love the taste and health benefits of blueberries? Would you like a fruit crop that will produce well in a short amount of time and doesn’t require a lot of space? Have you tried growing blueberries and had poor results? This post is for you! Learn how to grow blueberries in your own backyard. We'll take you step by step through building proper blueberry soil, blueberry fertilizer and mulch, blueberry bush planting and care. We also touch on growing blueberries in containers, pruning and moving mature blueberry plants. [Read more…] about Growing Blueberries – Quick Guide and Master Grower's Tips
This fun red, white and blue cake is decorated with fresh berries and whipped cream, and filled with rich custard. It’s great for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day gatherings, and uses no artificial colors. This “from scratch” recipe works well with gluten free flour. [Read more…] about Red, White and Blue Cake with Berries and Cream Filling