Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.
Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.
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At Oakland, Calif.'s upcoming Eat Real Fest, there's one ingredient on show that you may not think to mix into your cocktails: jam.
A classic brunch cocktail that is dressed up with the addition of deep orange-colored blood orange juice.