Category Archives: sauces & dressing

How to Make Canned Hanover Tomato Jam

Canning Spiced Hanover Tomato Jam

Are you interested in canning, but worried you don’t have enough experience to do it right? Did you read our post about Virginia’s prized Hanover tomatoes and decide you want to learn how to make our famous tomato jam? No matter what level canner you are, we can help you get great results the first…

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Grilled Jerk Chicken Tenders with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Jerk Chicken Tenders with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Jamaican Jerk seasoning recipes vary, but here we’ve used a blend of green onion, soy sauce, lime, allspice, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. It’s traditionally used on chicken, pork, fish and vegetables to add a kick of bright, sweet tang. Be sure not to overcook the chicken on the grill, so it stays nice and tender….

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How to Make & Use Creative Summer Pestos

How to Make & Use Creative Summer Pestos

Many of us are growing small windowsill or container herb gardens this summer. We started a few small plantings on Earth Day in old coffee cans, and now, they are growing strong in the summer sun. The strongest of our herb plants, by far, seems to be the basil, which is known for its ability…

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How to Make Strawberry Jam in a Bread Machine

How to Make Strawberry Jam in a Bread Machine

  It seems to happen every summer. Whether you visit a berry farm or farmers market – or just have generous neighbors, you inevitably find yourself with a surplus of strawberries. Everyone enjoys strawberries fresh, but they only last for so long. Sooner or later, you have to use them or lose them, and no…

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Grilled Salmon with Yogurt Lemon Caper Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Yogurt Lemon Caper Sauce

Salmon, packed with omega-3’s and a good source of protein, along with other meaty filets like swordfish and mahi-mahi, are fantastic when infused with the flavorful char of a grill. It’s a great option when looking for a healthy protein to toss on the grates. This recipe is based on a version of poached salmon served cold…

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