Marmalade making is about as pleasurable as cooking can get. The rhythmic intensity of chopping and stirring, as atomized citrus oil and orangey steam billow around you, is hypnotic.
Although Seville oranges have a short season from late December until mid-February, a combination of other citrus fruits can create the wonderful bitter/sweet flavors of a Seville marmalade. This recipe is … Read more
Here’s a classic, simple, bright, lemon sauce, which is great on my low carb pound cake.
Low Carb Lemon Curd
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh lemon zest
1/4 cup Swerve sweetener, powdered style
1/4 teaspoon liquid stevia glycerite
3 large organic eggs
3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted Kerrygold butter, cut into bits
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I’m picky about the sweeteners that are used in commercial sugar-free jams. So don’t complain, make something better, right? Here’s a delicious marmalade sweetened with liquid stevia and thickened with chia seeds. Nutritious (the chia seed’s calcium, iron, magnesium, and omega-3s are through the roof), and purely citrus-tasting. Now that’s more like it!
Chia Orange Marmalade
Yield: a little over … Read more
I’m picky about the flavors of the sweeteners used in commercial sugar-free jams. So don’t complain, make something better, right? Here’s a delicious jam sweetened with stevia sweetener and thickened with chia seeds. Nutritious (the calcium, iron, magnesium and omega-3s are through the roof), low carb, and purely berry-tasting. Now that’s more like it!
Raspberry-Chia Jam (low carb)
Yield: a … Read more