Blueberry Vanilla Jam

Blueberry Vanilla Jam

By: Lindsay Landis of Love and Olive Oil

It’s safe to say I am addicted to canning, and I know once you get started you will be too. It’s the best way to preserve a little bit of summer sunshine for year-round enjoyment. I love making unique flavors of jams and jellies, adorning them with pretty labels and packaging, and then giving them as gifts.

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Fudge Brownie Mudslide Ice Cream Cake

Fudge Brownie Mudslide Ice Cream Cake

By: Lindsay Landis of Love and Olive Oil

Talk about summer lovin’! This ice cream cake has layers upon layers of goodness: a rich and fudgy brownie combined with a no-churn coffee-infused ice cream that’s as easy to make as it is delicious.

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Berry Pot Pie

Mashup: Berry Pot Pie

By: Lindsay Landis of Love and Olive Oil

When you think of “pot pies” you probably think of something savory. But, there’s no reason that a pot pie can’t be sweet, and with that in mind I’d like to propose this Berry Pot Pie recipe.

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Gift Idea: Flavored Finishing Salts

Gift Idea: Flavored Finishing Salts

By: Lindsay Landis of Love and Olive Oil

I love edible homemade gifts. They are thoughtful, delicious, and don’t contribute to the clutter that seems to endlessly plague our lives. These homemade finishing salts combine gorgeous flake sea salt with unique additions like blueberry, rose petal, and dried lemon peel, and they are a wonderful seasoning to take your recipes to the next level.

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Homemade European-Style Butter

Homemade European-Style Butter

By: Lindsay Landis of Love and Olive Oil

Cultured butter has a remarkable richness and depth of flavor that can’t be matched by raw or sweet cream butter. If you’ve ever been to France and indulged in some of their amazing butter, then you know how amazing cultured butter is.

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