Cooking with Preserves

Mini No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecakes

These Mini No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecakes are the perfect single-serve dessert for a date night in. Traditional Cheesecake Vs No-Bake Cheesecake So what is the difference between cheesecake and no-bake cheesecake you might ask? Well, besides the obvious of baked vs not, there is actually a significant textural difference. In […]

Gin & Pear Jam Smash

This beautiful and delicious Gin & Pear Jam Smash combines classic flavors in an updated fashion, resulting in a refreshing cocktail you will want to make again and again.

Cranberry Bourbon Meatballs

Growing up my mom always used to make bourbon meatballs around the holidays which we would devour on little tooth picks feeling oh so fancy. This year I wanted to try making a new version that incorporated some of my homemade cranberry sauce (available for purchase through Preserve International) and […]

Sparkling Jam Royale

What are the holidays without a little sparkle? This delightful twist on a Kir Royale is made even more fabulous by mixing gin with some high quality preserves and topping it off with your favorite champagne or Prosecco. If you are in the DFW or OKC areas I highly recommend […]

Linzer Cookies

I love Linzer Cookies. I think you all know by now that I have a bit of a thing for jam so a cookie filled with the stuff is definitely right up my alley. Every Valentines day growing up my dad would get my sister and I these big heart […]

Mini No-Bake Matcha Cheesecakes

A couple of weeks ago Carrington Farms Organic Natural Foods reached out to me to see if I would be interested in trying out some of their products. I of course said YES and was thrilled to receive a box with some fantastic items ranging from gluten free parmesan croutons […]

Puff Pastry Sausage Rolls

My British husband has lived in the States nearly 5 years now and by and large he is a pretty big fan of the food here. But one of the things he will never understand about the American cuisine is its complete lack of sausage rolls. And by sausage rolls […]

Fig Jam & Goat Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto

When you are in need of a simple, delicious appetizer that is sure to please any crowd you can never go wrong with a crostini! And this recipe using Preserve International Balsamic Fig Jam, Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and fresh Basil is one of my very favorites! So fresh and with […]

Brie & Cranberry Phyllo Mini Tarts

Call me crazy but I honestly have very little need for a turkey at Thanksgiving. Sure it looks great in the center of the table and I do love me some post-Thanksgiving turkey, cranberry and stuffing sandwiches but appetizers and sides are definitely my favorite parts of the holidays. These […]

Low Carb Steak Fajitas

Flank steak (when done right) is one of my very favorite cuts of meat and is far more economical (and in my opinion more flavorful) than many other more expensive options. The keys to getting a super tender flank steak are to tenderize it with a meat mallet (or rolling […]