Rhubarb & Strawberry Freezer Jam

Rhubarb & Strawberry Freezer Jam

We all have to work through things and today in Minnesota I'm quite certain that's exactly what mother nature was doing. Snow pellets, blustery winds...but smattered in between the extended periods of cloud cover...tiny glimmers of sunshine. In hopes of giving the lady of all things green a little encouragement to power through her mood swings I scampered over to the garden for inspiration. And wouldn't you know as luck would have it baby rhubarb shoots!

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Vinegar Sweetened Frozen Strawberries

Vinegar Sweetened Frozen Strawberries

Sometimes simplicity is all one needs amidst the chaos of our every day lives. This effortless treat surprised me. It came about as a result of my shrub obsession and having a ridiculous amount of frozen strawberries in the freezer. Shrubs, if unfamiliar, are an infusion of vinegar, sweetener and fruit. The vinegar is brought to a boil and combined with the sweetener which is then poured over fruit to infuse. Generally, fresh fruit is used, but I was low on fresh and figured why not use frozen.

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