Retro Cucumber Relish

Retro Cucumber Relish

Garden The saying “When it rains it pours” certainly relates well to my garden.  So often it’s slim pickings in my vegetable and herb garden, but when I do get a crop you can bet your life it’s a bumper crop then its time for some cucumber relish! A...
Chilli Jam

Chilli Jam

Preserves/Jams Some like it hot – and – some – sweat when the heat is on…. Oh how I am showing my age now! Robert Palmer straight out of the 80’s! So keeping with the retro theme, I have a retro recipe, and old fashioned Chilli Jam. With all this rain and humidity,...
Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

Preserves/Jams I am not really sure who the first person was that decided bacon should become a jam. I have seen an old Martha Stewart slow cooker recipe for Bacon Jam, so perhaps it was the American Queen of the kitchen herself! I discovered this delicious condiment care of our own...