Appetizers & Condiments

Homemade Pear Preserves

Appetizers & Condiments

Bartlett pears were mainly used with an added Comice for this homemade pear preserves. Good texture with small chunks of cooked pear (not the consistency of apple sauce). Very good pear flavor!

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Slow Cooker – Bacon Ale Jam – Bacon Beer Jam

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Slow Cooker - Bacon Ale Jam

This bacon ale jam sure puts a tasty, sophisticated but rustic spin on a sandwich or used as a condiment spread on a crusty baguette.

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Homemade Pumpkin Pecan Granola

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Pumpkin Pecan Granola

This pumpkin pecan granola is quick to put together, bake it up, cool and store. You’ll get a better subtle taste of the pumpkin flavors if you can keep some of the granola in chunks.

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Homemade Pear and Apple Butter

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Pear and Apple Butter

This was a spot on recipe and a now a favorite in my repetoire. You’ll enjoy how the house fills with delicious aromas of sweet pears, apples, and spicy cinnamon starting into the third-hour or so!

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Spiced Pumpkin Butter – Slow Cooker or Stovetop

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Spiced Pumpkin Butter - Slow Cooker or Stovetop

Spiced Pumpkin Butter. The pumpkin flavor and spices comes through, it’s like a spreadable pumpkin pie without the crust!

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Baked Apple Chips and Pear Chips

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Baked Apple Chips and Pear Chips

For the chillier days ahead, here’s a small baking project that’s requires some time in the oven, but relatively little active time on your part – baked apple chips and pear chips.

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Fig, Goat Cheese, Pistachios w/Honey Crostinis

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Fig, Goat Cheese, Pistachios w/Honey Crostinis

Here’s a quick & tasty appetizer that’s sure to make a palate happy that enjoys these flavors. In fact, it is so quick and easy it really doesn’t even need a recipe!

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