Even though asparagus is available all year, spring brings the best fresh asparagus. In the U.S., spring crops are harvested from late February through June. Now is the perfect time to pickle asparagus! Pickled asparagus is crunchy, vinegary and a little spicy; it’s great to eat with sandwiches as well as grilled and roasted meats.Read More
I’m already well on my way to getting my present list for birthdays and Christmas until the end of the year. One homemade gift that is popular is Red & Green Jalapeno Jelly. This is a beautiful jelly of red bell peppers and green jalapeno peppers. It’s a perfect relish for many holiday favorites, or serve it with cream cheese on a cracker.