Blueberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Blueberries and Meyer lemons seem like a match made in heaven to me.  I have only made one other marmalade.  Years ago I made a strawberry orange marmalade that was delightful.  Marmalades are preserves made by boiling citrus and thinly sliced pieces of citrus rind.  They are a bit laborious to make because of the need to very finely chop the rind. … Continue reading Blueberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

The Year in Review

It’s been a memorable and mostly good year here at Small Wonder Farm.  Here are some of the highlights (click on the links throughout and you will see all the posts on that topic): It was our first spring and summer growing in the high tunnel.   Verdict–those poor souls growing in flat open ground are to be pitied.  Raised beds … Continue reading The Year in Review

Forgotten Skills of Cooking

I have located a gem.  A treasure. As I have blogged about earlier, I am “upping my game” this year.  I am planning menus in advance, trying new recipes, and adding more cooking skills to my repertoire.  For the most part, I have been trolling food blogs to find inspiration.  I have found plenty.  I have … Continue reading Forgotten Skills of Cooking

Canning Pear, Clementine, and Pecan Conserve

These turned out amazing!  I’ll blame the double ear infection on the not-so-great sideshow, but I did want to give high marks to the book I got this recipe from: Canning for a New Generation by Lianna Krissoff It’s a glorious book with marvelous recipes and clear instructions.  It’s about 2/3 canning recipes and 1/3 recipes … Continue reading Canning Pear, Clementine, and Pecan Conserve