Jams & Preserves

Cardamom Apple Pie Preserves

Cardamom Apple Pie Preserves

Last night, I had an amazing dinner. I’d ask you to guess what I had, but the odds are stacked unfairly against you. My dinner consisted of perfectly toasted sourdough bread, smeared with butter, and topped with cardamom apple pie preserves.

Fuyu Persimmon Preserves

Fuyu Persimmon Preserves

Although you came here to check out my fuyu persimmon preserves recipe, I’d like to tell you a little story first.

Persimmon Jam

Persimmon Jam

Today, we’re making persimmon jam. Hachiya Persimmon Jam, to be exact. Although there are other varieties like fuyu, cinnamon, sweet pumpkin and more, this recipe uses hachiya persimmons.

Quince Jam and Preserves (Muraba’t Sparijleh)

Quince Jam and Preserves (Muraba’t Sparijleh)

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between jam, jelly, and preserves? I know I have! For that reason, I sit here considering what to name this recipe; quince jam, or quince preserves? One thing I am certain of, it’s not jelly. Let’s take a look at some of the differences.

Plum Preserves Recipe

Plum Preserves Recipe

Plum Preserves is quite easy to make. You can take some not-so-beautiful plums and make some gorgeous preserves with them. Follow along this easy recipe to learn how!

Strawberry Fig Preserves

Strawberry Fig Preserves

I still remember the first time I had strawberry fig preserves. It was when I was in my twenties and worked at a women’s jail.