Canning · Cooking · Holiday

Pears Poached in Red Wine

*Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you choose to make a purchase. I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. Delicately spiced pears poached in red wine make a truly special dessert, especially when topped… Continue reading Pears Poached in Red Wine

Appetizers · Cooking · Parties

An Elegantly Simple Cheese Plate

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Cocktails · Cooking · Drinks

Homemade Crème de Cassis

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Book Club · Cooking · Freezer Meals · Main Dishes

Book Club – The Toss of a Lemon

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Cocktails · Cooking · Holiday

Getting into the Halloween Spirit

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Canning

Canning and Preserving Journals

Pears Poached in Red Wine and Spices. Photo by Holly Hendrick. The fruits (and veggies) of my labor. From right to left, Green Taco Sauce, Pickled Red Beets, Pickled Yellow Beets with Onions, Dilly Beans, Red Relish (beets, cabbage, horseradish), Dill Relish, Spiced Yellow Plum Jam, Red Plum Jam, Yellow Plum Jam. Photo by Holly… Continue reading Canning and Preserving Journals