• preserves

    Pickled red bell peppers (video recipe)

    These pickled red bell peppers are the perfect balance of salty and tangy with a touch of sweetness. Learn how to make at home the best pickled red bell peppers that keep crunchy for up to 2 years! Don’t worry, they won’t last that long because they are absolutely delicious 🙂 The end of summer and the beginning of fall is canning season in Romania. We can fruits and vegetables to fill up our pantry for the winter season. Sometimes it looks like we want to fill up our pantry for the next 10 years :). I’m not such a big canning fan but a few jars or pickled red bell…

  • jam,  preserves

    Apricot jam

    How to make apricot jam, easy apricot jam, apricot preserves This jam is one of my favorites, right after the sour cherry jam. Apricot jam is absolutely delicious and very easy to make, with only 3 ingredients. A good apricot jam should be made with fresh, good ripe and juicy apricots. In this way you will obtain a flavored and nice colored apricot jam. If you want to keep apricot jam for a longer period (like one year) you should place it into sterilized jars and deposit it into cool places. Apricot jam is an excellent spread but is also great as a filling for cakes, crepes, cookies and biscuits.…

  • jam,  preserves

    Sour cherry jam recipe

    Sour cherry jam is my favorite jam even from my childhood. My mom used to make tons of it. We were serving this delicious sour cherry jam with crepes, donuts, puddings or spread on slices of bread. My favorite breakfast was a slice of bread spread with butter and sour cherry jam and a cup of milk 🙂 Sour cherry jam is also easy to make,with only two ingredients: sour cherries and sugar. You must weigh the cherries after you pit them and use pitted sour cherries and sugar in equal quantities. After the preparation, place the sour cherry jam into sterilized jars. Deposit the jars into cool places and…