Crostini with Fig Jam and Gorgonzola

Looking for a light and simple appetizer for this Thanksgiving (and quite honestly anytime!). This is a perfect combination of sweet and savoury that makes a fantastic pre-dinner appetizer with cocktails. Thank you Bobby Flay for this great idea! Ingredients: Baguette of your choice, sliced on the angle Extra virgin olive oil Fig Jam/Spread (you … Continue reading

It’s Strawberry Time!

I love strawberry time! Was just up to the farm this week to get a flat. Have been enjoying fresh strawberries all week, but of course have to make a batch of strawberry freezer jam! This was my first blog post back last year, but if you haven’t tried freezer jam yet – it is … Continue reading

Raspberry Freezer Jam

Raspberry season has arrived and I was up to the farm this week (www.hutchinsonfarm.ca)Β to buy a flat of 12 pints (yes 12!) of my favourite summer fruit. They are absolutely scrumptious! Now, before our family devours all of these precious berries (yes I do share with my parents and grandmother!), I had to make my … Continue reading

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Making freezer jam is easy and delicious and a must for me during strawberry and raspberry season. I love buying my berries right from the farm. My favourite is Hutchinson Farm in Burlington (www.hutchinsonfarm.ca). There is nothing better than enjoying fresh summer berry jam in the middle of a blustery winter day! Freezer Jam is … Continue reading