Category Archives: Cooking

A Small Batch of Georgia Peach Jam

I made a nice little batch of peach jam this afternoon using local peaches from Georgia. The simple recipe on the PickYourOwn website I followed has an enormous amount of helpful information beyond the ingredients and steps to follow: it … Continue reading

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Baked Oatmeal Casserole

Heavy rain throughout July 4 in Atlanta made for a day to stay inside and bake. A friend of mine recently shared a recipe for an oatmeal casserole that involved old fashioned oats, wild berries, a banana, and walnuts. Yum. … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day Y’All

Celebrations in my Atlanta apartment included the creation of a dozen butter tarts while listening to classic Canadian artists that I otherwise don’t listen to often enough: Leonard Cohen, Gordon Lightfoot, and Don Messer. ¬†

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A Lovely Batch of Cranberry Applesauce

6 gala, 4 honeycrisp, 1 bag of frozen cranberries, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and orange juice. No sugar. An hour of peeling, coring, stirring, mashing, and ¬†taste testing. The result: a large, lovely, cranberry applesauce. Next time, I’d spend less time … Continue reading

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