Mixed Berry Chia Jam

by Shoshana on March 5, 2014 · 11 comments

I read a lot of food blogs. I am constantly bookmarking recipes I want to try, things that look delicious, or things that inspire me to create new recipes. Occasionally, though, I come across a recipe that I am not content to just bookmark for later. It just grabs me and I have to make […]



Cherry Vanilla Jam

by Shoshana on September 2, 2011 · 2 comments

I know it’s no longer cherry season, but as I was enjoying my breakfast of greek yogurt topped with some of this jam this morning I knew I just couldn’t wait until next cherry season to share it. A while back, I was browsing foodgawker and this jam caught my eye. The combination of fresh […]



Strawberry Lemon Verbena Jam

by Shoshana on August 7, 2011 · 13 comments

I absolutely adore making jam. There is something about the process of jam making that is very calming. One summer I made seven flats of jam while living in an Indiana apartment with no air conditioning. The air temperature in the kitchen was usually around 95 but there I was, several days a week, putting […]



Blueberry Lemon Jam

by Shoshana on August 10, 2009 · 2 comments

Last week, wanting to do something fun and summery as a family, we went blueberry picking on the North Fork of Long Island. Since our son absolutely loves picking tomatoes from our garden (unfortunately sometimes green ones as well as ripe ones) we figured he would love picking one of his favorite fruits right off […]