The Pie Cherry Tree

The Pie Cherry Tree

I awoke Saturday morning to my dear husband in the kitchen flipping pancakes on the stove. The percolator was steaming on the back burner, aromas of freshly brewed coffee and warm maple syrup filling the air. Still in my flannel pajamas, I hugged him from behind and...
Edible Landscaping: Nanking Cherry Bushes

Edible Landscaping: Nanking Cherry Bushes

Two years ago I planted three Nanking Cherry Bushes along the fence in our garden. I’d read about what a beautiful ornamental shrub they make and how productive they are, and thought they’d be a perfect addition to our edible landscaping. They’ve...

How To Can Cherry Jam

After picking cherries with Addy the other day I had about a 1/2 gallon of cherries to experiment with. Since hubby doesn’t like cherry pie, and since I just ran out of my apple jelly, I decided to try making cherry jam. Like most things I’ve been doing...