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Plum jam with ginger & cinnamon

We didn’t manage to make any preserves this summer. Both the apricot and tomato harvest were, well, were not. However, on the first day of autumn, Simon got a load of Betty Anne plums from the farmers’ market, and we made jam. The resulting flavor, with ginger and cinnamon, brings stars of chilly air tang […]

Upside down fruit tarts, er, improvised Tatin

[Yipes, nearly three months since I’ve posted an entry! I’ve been busy with cooking and whatnot, just haven’t gotten to the writing bit for some time. Thank you for your patience.] Okay, so maybe not quite a tarte Tatin, since we serve these tarts with the crust topside, to reduce the sogginess factor. These are […]