Posts Tagged ‘summer cooking’

It’s difficult to want to do much cooking in summer, sometimes because it’s too hot and sometimes simply because everything is so luscious on its own.  But whether you decide to cook or not cook, mealtimes are good times during the summer. (more…)

I’d never made jam before, but last year, when I found myself with a number of quarts of delicious berries from the farmer’s market,  I started searching for a recipe that wouldn’t be too difficult.  Fortunately, I ran across this recipe by Ina Garten, AKA The Barefoot Contessa.  It was easy and turned out to be very tasty.  I also love it because besides being easy, you don’t have to have an enormous quantity of fruit.  Three pints of berries is all you need.