Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie:  A pastry shell filled with a mix of buttermilk, butter, eggs, flour, sugar, and sweet flavorings, a Southern US favorite. Prononciation:  Buttah-milk Pie Don’t let the name of this pie fool you.  It is delicious!  This is a simple, wholesome, sweet and tangy custard-like filling with a slight hint of vanilla. It is very easy to make, … Read more

Preserved Fresh Ripe Figs

Fresh figs, picked at the peak of ripeness and quickly bathed in a golden sugar-water syrup and canned to enjoy long after fig season is over.   Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruit crops. Some indications are that they were first cultivated about 11,000 years ago. They have been with mankind through all of … Read more