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Canning Recipes

Small Batch Kumquat Jalapeno Jam

Remember all that delicious fruit my lovely friend Megan of the Beef Jar sent me?  See those little oranges? They are kumquats! Don’t worry.. I had to Wikipedia it too! Turns out they are LIKE an orange, but the reverse. They are sweet on the outside and tangy on the inside! Kumquats are mostly used for jams, jellies, sauces, and candies since they aren’t the best for just eating.  I went through a phase last winter where I made jam……

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Breads Breakfast Desserts Recipes

Blood Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

Muffins are one of the most under-rated breakfast items, ever! Honestly, I love muffins! Chocolate muffins, blueberry muffins, banana muffins… I love them all! But I can’t tell you the last time I had a poppy seed muffin. Growing up, I used to have this intense hatred of blueberries, so when I bought a muffin it was almost certainly a poppy seed. I was reminded of my love for poppy seed muffins after a friend on Instagram shared a photo of…

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Main Courses Recipes

Jerk Pork with Jamaican Rice

One of the reasons I love to travel so much is because I love to try new foods. I constantly am finding inspiration in re-creating new foods at home from our travels. We went to Jamaica last year. We enjoyed some amazing bbq jerk chicken all over the Island. And since then, I’ve been on the hunt to cook something jerk seasoned. Problem is the ingredients are hard to find. Scotch Bonnett peppers aren’t something you easily come across. Can…

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Drinks & Cocktails Recipes

White Wine Margarita

If there is one thing I love it is citrus.. Of all sorts. Lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruit. I love the tartness and freshness. I’ve always loved the flavor of a margarita. But, I am not a huge fan of the tequila. It ruins it for me. Maybe it’s because I’ve had bad experiences. We won’t go there. Or maybe it’s because I just really don’t enjoy the flavor.  Anyway, I got this brilliant idea to sub tequila for wine. Because…

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