7 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Drink Tomato Juice + Easy Recipe for Preserving Tomato Juice for Winter

7 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Drink Tomato Juice + Easy Recipe for Preserving Tomato Juice for Winter

Tomatoes are much tastier, nutritious and healthier when you eat them in season as usually all tomatoes you find in stores during the winter time are artificially ripened and have no flavour whatsoever.  If you want to enjoy the wonderful flavour of tomatoes during the winter months I would strongly suggest buying them while they’re […]

Homemade Sour Cherry Liqueur – Easy Old Family Recipe Revealed!

Homemade Sour Cherry Liqueur

Have you ever tried homemade liqueur? It’s super delicious and surprisingly easy to make and you only need four ingredients – sugar, fruit, water and alcohol. Plus, how awesome would it be to treat your guests to a shot of homemade liqueur during the holiday season or offer your family and friends a bottle as […]

Easy Blueberry Jam

Easy 3-Ingredient Blueberry Jam | Roxy's Kitchen

I shared with you my 4-Ingredient Strawberry Apricot Jam recipe last week and today I’ll show you a quick and easy Blueberry Jam recipe. Again no food preservatives, pectin or any other artificial flavors and colors are needed… just 3 ingredients! I wasn’t kidding when I told you it was jam making season in our […]

Strawberry Apricot Jam

4-Ingredient Homemade Strawberry Apricot Jam

If it’s summer it’s jam making season in our house! I made strawberry jam, apricot jam, peach jam in previous years but this time around I felt like mixing them up a bit so I made Strawberry Apricot Jam. I must say that the finished product was AMAZING with a wonderful flavor and just the […]

Marinated Red Pimento Peppers (Gogosari in Otet)

Marinated Red Pimento Peppers

Making marinated ruffled pimento peppers has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember.  As I was browsing through my parents old canning books a few weeks ago, I found out that peppers are best preserved in vinegar diluted to 3% acidity. So for 1l 9% vinegar you have to […]

Apricot Jam

Apricot Jam / Gem de Caise

As much as I love strawberries I must say that the apricot jam far surpasses the strawberry jam I made more than a month ago. This jam also brings back fond memories of my childhood… the apricot tree from my grandma’s garden, so full of fruit the branches were snapping off. Every summer we would pick several […]

Apricot Compote

Apricot Compote / Compot de Caise

Apricot compote is delicious as a dessert or can be served for breakfast with some yogurt or on top of pancakes.  I couldn’t find any farm around GTA that grows apricots but I bought some from the Farmers’ Market in Port Credit. When you pick/buy apricots for compote or jam make sure they are ripe […]