Posts Tagged ‘jam’

Roasted Acorn Squash with Fig Fennel Onion Jam

Friday, October 11th, 2013
Acorn Squash with Fig Fennel Onion Jam

Acorn Squash with Fig Fennel Onion Jam

Roasted Acorn Squash with Fig Fennel Onion Jam

This is a hearty vegetarian main dish, but you could also serve it with roast pork, chicken or turkey.  The fig jam works well with each of these meats.  Any leftover jam will keep in the refrigerator for a week.  It’s also great spread on crusty bread.
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Lemon Thumbprint Cookies

Friday, December 14th, 2012
Zesty Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Blueberry Jam

Zesty Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Blueberry Jam

Zesty Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Sweet Berry Jam

Thumbprint cookies were always a Christmas cookie must in our house when I was growing up. The lemon zest is a nice flavor spark and pairs best with berry jams. I like filling the cookies with jam before baking to get a bit of gooey, chewy goodness.
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Jam Pockets

Friday, July 27th, 2012
Homemade Pop Tarts

Homemade Pop Tarts

Jam Pockets (aka Homemade Pop Tarts)

These little pastry pie treats taste so much better than any store bought item from a box.  They are quite easy to make, and you can make any shape you wish.  I’ve made them a traditional rectangle, but half-moons, or rounds work too.  I highly recommend making your own pie dough for this recipe to achieve the best flavor and texture.

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Palmiers, Sweet and Savory

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
Blackstick Blue Cheese Palmier

Blackstick Blue Cheese Palmier

Palmiers, Sweet and Savory

These little treats are fun for many occasions.  The possibilities for flavors and varieties are endless.  Simple cinnamon and sugar filling is wonderful too!
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Jam Twists

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Jam Twists

Jam Twists

Jam Twists

Using thawed puff pastry dough, these little sweet treats are a snap to make.  Use any jam flavor you have in your refrigerator.  Or, do a couple different flavors.
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