Foods for the Soul
Peanut Butter & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Apr 20, 2015
Peanut Butter & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

The iconic sandwich turned into dessert! Soft peanut butter cookies filled with raspberry jam. Sweet, irresistible & still secretly healthy!     The Christmas when I was seven years old, a combination of Santa, my parents, and my grandparents gave me the American Girl Doll Kirsten, along with some clothes and accessories. With her...

Sac Foodies
Wordless Wednesday: Tomato Jam

Aug 20, 2014
Wordless Wednesday:  Tomato Jam

When a fellow SacFoodie shares her garden’s bounty, one must make Tomato Jam!

Undercover Caterer
Balsamic Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Jun 23, 2014

I’m a big fan of sweet tart flavors and rhubarb desserts usually fit that bill.  It’s too bad it’s only in season for a nanosecond and then you have to wait for a whole year to get your fix again.  Can you buy rhubarb frozen?  I suppose it would get mushy or turn gross....

A Girl And Her Fork
Rosemary Plum Jam

Rosemary Plum Jam

Only a week into December and it's freezing! (Ok, by California standards) I hope despite the chilly weather, you've been able to get out and enjoy yourselves. Post-Thanksgiving, Mr.S and I took Kidlet #1 to the San Francisco International Auto Show at the Moscone Center. (Thanks for the tickets...

A Girl And Her Fork
Small Batch Honey-Fig Jam

Aug 25, 2013
Small Batch Honey-Fig Jam

If you're one of the lucky ones who has ready to access to a flourishing fig tree, I'm sure you're up to your eyeballs in sweet, ripe figs right about now. One easy way to use up some of your bounty is to make some fig jam. This is a super easy re...

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Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Gooey Bars

Aug 11, 2013
Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Gooey Bars

These Peanut Butter and Jelly Gooey Bars are the perfect snack to get your kids in the mood for school! It’s Back to School Week here at Crazy for Crust! It’s a weeklong celebration of school! And when I say celebration,...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Jalapeño apricot jam

Recipe: Jalapeño  apricot jam

Jalapeño apricot jamMakes about 6 pint jars Recipe from Catherine Enfield, whose blog, Munchie Musings (www.munchiemusings. net), is a partner with Sacramento Connect. She recommends using the jam to glaze salmon or chicken, or pouri...

Baked Bree
Recip: Bacon jam

Feb 22, 2013
Recip: Bacon jam

At our house, we eat a lot of breakfast for dinner. The kids love it, it is easy to make, and I always have breakfast items in my house. Lindsay and Taylor from Love and Olive Oil just wrote a cookbook that celebrates eating breakfast for dinner. Why...

Sac Foodies
Recipe: Tomato bacon jam from Micah Kasman of ABC’s ‘The Taste’

Feb 21, 2013

Recently, I wrote about attending a local viewing party at Restaurant Thir13en for ABC’s new hit cooking competition show “The Taste” with my colleagues John Armato and Jenna Buhagiar. In addition to meeting “The Taste” contestant Chef Adam Pechal of Restaurant Thir13en, we were also lucky enough to meet another contestant, Micah Kasman, who...

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Finding Our Way Now
Recipe: Simple homemade raspberry or blackberry jam

Summer is in full swing and so are the local farmers markets. Some are more like street fairs and have a lot more to offer than just fresh produce. My neighbor and I decided it was time to visit Lodi, CA. and their farmers market. The farmers market i...

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