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Jams jellies and chutneys

  • Instant Pot Clotted Cream on a scone

    Instant Pot Clotted Cream Recipe

    My Instant Pot Clotted Cream Recipe is a revelation, plain and simple.  Who’d a thunk you could use your Instant Pot to create the famously decadent spreadable cream that’s the highlight…

  • Crock Pot Cranberry Apple Butter from theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Fruit Butter (13 Recipes)

    How to Make Fruit Butter (13 Recipes) ~ fruit butters are the ultimate summer treat ~ they turn a late season glut into the silkiest, most intensely flavored spread imaginable, and…

  • My Favorite Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes

    Summer is Hot Pepper Jelly making season, and there’s a jackpot of hot peppers in the farmers markets and grocery stores right now ~ maybe your garden is exploding with them!…

  • Rosé Wine Hot Pepper Jelly

    Rosé Wine Hot Pepper Jelly ~ a simple sweet/hot wine jelly that turns cheese and crackers into a gourmet experience.  This pretty homemade hot pepper jelly makes a unique host gift!…

  • One Hour No Sugar Apple Butter

    One Hour No Sugar Apple Butter ~ this healthy small batch fruit butter has the flavor of fresh apples with just a hint of spice, and best of all, it’s ready…

  • Easy Low Sugar Wine Jelly

    This Easy Low Sugar Wine Jelly recipe takes just minutes, and its mellow, not-too-sweet flavor enhances everything from cheese and crackers to turkey sandwiches.  Make some for yourself, then post the…

  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam ~ put away the big canning pot, the tongs, and all that pesky canning equipment, freezer jam is so much easier! Get your creative juices flowing with this collection of the world’s best freezer jam recipes ~ I’ve organized them by season, so you’ll never be without something wonderful to spread on your morning toast!

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam ~ put away the big canning pot, the tongs, and all that pesky canning equipment, freezer jam is so much easier!  Get your creative juices…

  • Pink Grapefruit and Vanilla Bean Jam

    Pink Grapefruit and Vanilla Bean Jam ~ I bet you’ve never tasted it, but that just means you’ll be all the more amazed when you do…this small batch vanilla scented grapefruit…

  • Crock Pot Cranberry Apple Butter from theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Crock Pot Cranberry Apple Butter

    Crock Pot Cranberry Apple Butter is an easy, no sugar fruit spread for toast, biscuits, muffins, and scones, it’s also perfect for holiday gift giving!…

  • Bourbon Banana Butter

    Bourbon Banana Butter

    Bourbon Banana Butter ~ this fruit spread is the stuff of your wildest B&B fantasies ~ silky, rich, and a little bit decadent.  Spread it on toast, biscuits, croissants, pancakes… let’s…

  • Easy no-pectin Clementine Jam

    Clementine Jam

    Clementine Jam has a unique, brilliantly fresh flavor that plays well with all kinds of toast, croissants, scones, and biscuits.  It’s not a marmalade because there’s no bitter peel involved, it’s…

  • Golden pumpkin butter made easy in the crockpot

    Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter

    Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter ~ this easy slow cooker pumpkin butter recipe is the first thing I make every fall.  It’s super easy to throw together and the kitchen smells amazing!…

  • habanero nectarine jam cooling

    Habanero Nectarine Jam

    Habanero nectarine jam will liven up your morning toast and be the star of your next cheese plate. This fiery but sweet jam is addictive!…

  • Super Easy Hot Pepper Jelly

    Super Easy Hot Pepper Jelly is a must in every cook’s arsenal.  This easy small batch refrigerator recipe makes use of both sweet and hot peppers for a colorful, confetti-like look…

  • Ripe peaches

    Easy Peach Butter

    Easy Peach Butter ~ you’ll kick yourself if you don’t make a big batch of silky Peach Butter before the peaches are all gone for the year!  This small batch fruit…

  • How to make Rhubarb Butter

    Easy Rhubarb Butter

    Easy Rhubarb Butter ~ at the first sighting of fresh rhubarb every spring I make up a batch of this sweet and tangy fruit spread ~ slather it on toast, muffins,…

  • 3 Minute Microwave Jam | The View From Great Island 4

    3-Minute No Sugar Microwave Jam

    3-Minute No Sugar Microwave Jam ~ this amazingly fresh and vibrant jam is made in just minutes in the microwave, without any of the muss and fuss associated with traditional jam…

  • Easy Crock Pot Cranberry Butter

    Crock Pot Cranberry Butter is an impossibly silky, tangy fruit butter that is made right in the crock pot ~ you’ll want to slather it on toast, scones, biscuits, muffins, turkey…

  • Easy French Apple Jam Recipe

    This unique small batch Easy French Apple Jam Recipe is simplr to make, has a gorgeous golden color, a fresh apple flavor, a chunky texture, and a surprise hint of spice…

  • Cardamom Fig Jam

    Grab fresh figs when you see them to make this delicious Cardamom Fig Jam ~ the homemade small batch freezer jam is wonderful on toast and scones, in sandwiches, with cheese…

  • Quick Plum Sticky Buns

    Yes, I said quick.  Really quick.  Is 30 minutes from start to finish quick enough for you?  The secret is refrigerated crescent dough, which I hardly ever buy, but sometimes it…

  • Vanilla Bean Pluot Jam Recipe

    Vanilla Bean Pluot Jam Recipe ~ this easy small batch refrigerator jam is made with flavor packed pluots with a hint of vanilla bean for depth ~ it’s going to become…

  • Bitter Orange Marmalade

    Bitter Orange Marmalade is a sophisticated jam made with a shot of whiskey, Irish style!  It pairs perfectly with thick slices of toast, biscuits, and English muffins.…

  • Roasted Black Grapes | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Roasted Black Grapes

    Roasted Black Grapes is a quick and easy appetizer that’s elegant, unexpected, and absolutely fabulous! You can’t afford not to make this.  If it turns out you love it, you’ll have…

  • Pink Grapefruit Habanero Jam

    Pink Grapefruit Habanero jam is a unique hot pepper jam with an irresistible sweet hot flavor…pair it with some cream cheese and crackers for the best appetizer ever.  …

  • Spiced Pear and Walnut Chutney

    Walnuts and pears say classic English Christmas to me.  I envision this Spiced Pear and Walnut Chutney served along with some sharp farmhouse cheddar and oat biscuits, or spooned on top…

  • Spicy Mango Persimmon Chutney

    This Spicy Mango Persimmon Chutney is an authentic Indian style condiment made to go alongside a wonderful curry, but it’s equally at home as an appetizer with cheese and crackers, or…

  • Mini Shrimp Rolls with Homemade Plum Sauce

    Mini Shrimp Rolls with Homemade Plum Sauce ~ these impossibly crisp little rolls are filled with tender shrimp, fresh ginger, and spring onion, and then served with an equally amazing tangy…

  • Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney

    Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney — an authentic Indian recipe that’s been one of our favorite take out dishes.  The crispy chickpea battered chicken and vibrant plum chutney is irresistible!…

  • Habanero Peach Jam

    Habanero Peach Jam ~  This epic hot pepper jam isn’t for your morning toast, it’s for the cocktail hour — with some fluffy cream cheese and a crisp cracker,  it’s positively…

  • Simple Strawberry Jam, European style

    Simple Strawberry Jam, European style ~ this easy small batch strawberry jam is made the traditional way they’ve been making jam in Europe for centuries.…

  • Hot Pepper Cranberry Sauce

    Hot Pepper Cranberry Jam

    Hot Pepper Cranberry Jam is one of these recipes you just have to try to understand.  If you’re a fan of hot pepper jelly, this is for you ~ the tart…