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Sweet Home Allegra

❤️Food is LOVE❤️ Eat UP!!

Favorite recipes for creating and preserving vibrant food. Views to my sweet life too. 

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Sweet and Sour Pickled Red Onions

Perfect for adding tang to hummus wraps, salads, charcuterie, grilled sandwiches and just snacking fingers to mouth ooo la la straight...

Hot Italian Giardiniera

Mercy me!! This is the veggie pickle crowd pleaser of all time, not soooo hot that it burns, just spicy enough to please and sweet enough...

Zucchini Relish

September's bountiful zucchini, shredded up skin and all and synergized with onion, dices of brightly colored peppers, and a sweet syrup...

Zucchini Salsa

Put up this smoky, sweet-peppery, slightly spicy, cilantro-infused chili style salsa when September overflows with zucchini, tomatoes and...

Sweet Corn Relish

This is a 1950s era supermarket hotdog relish elevated to the stars thanks to July’s peak Farm Market opportunities and some dedicated...

Spicy Dilly Garlic Beans

Addictive! This pickle is everyone’s favorite, so I spend July putting up several big batches. The recipe is uncomplicated but time...

Star Anise

Any fan of licorice or anise flavor, so prevalent in Asian cooking, is familiar with this lovely spice. I use it in pickles, primarily,...

Sweet and Sour Pickled Apples

These are 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌AMAZING 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌!!!!! Gala apple slices marinated in a sweet brine spiced with shallot, jalapeño, cinnamon,...

Cranberry Coriander and Mint Chutney

Another fall classic for holiday feasting! Canning up a few jelly jars also saves this luscious condiment for summer sandwiches and all...

Cranberry Conserve

A conserve differs from a preserve or jam because it has the consistency of a chunky relish and includes dried fruit and nuts. This...

Pickled Brussels Sprouts

If you love an unusual savory pickle and Brussels Sprouts, this pickle is for you. They are not my favorite, but I make it for love of my...

Pear Vanilla Jam

Simply sublime. A glorious condiment on a croissant, a peanut butter sandwich, bruschetta with warm Brie, in oatmeal or yogurt, or right...

Preserved Purple Plums in Honey Syrup

These glorious purple plums appeared 🙌🙌🙌 like a vision 🙌🙌🙌 at the Farmer’s Market and there was no resisting them. I grew up on...

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