nectarines

Savoring Summer Stone Fruits and Nectarine-Pluot Compote

July 30, 2012
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You’ve been there, right? Leaning over the kitchen sink, so that the juices of the nectarine, peach, pluot or plum you were devouring ran down your chin into the sink rather than down the front of your shirt. It’s a right of passage, growing tall enough to partake in that only-in-summer ritual. For years, I […]

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My Canning Adventure Continues: Nectarine and Plum Tomato Salsa

May 29, 2012
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Last month, I wrote about my first experience canning, making Cathy Barrow’s (mrswheelbarrow.com) Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce, and how gratifying it was to make something that had a shelf life. Here in Santa Barbara, produce traditionally associated with the summer months — cherries, peaches, nectarines, etc. — began arriving in our Farmers Market a few weeks ago. […]

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