Shiro Plum and Basil Jam

Shiro Plum and Basil Jam

Shiro plums are such a lovely color of yellow and are one of the small plum varieties that I have seen at the farmers market in recent weeks. I had about a quart of them left and wanted to make some jam that highlighted their beauty and flavor but had a surprising, savory element too. Basil it was! Just three ingredients, and decidedly small-batch(!), this is beautiful, unique, and so darn good, I'm just eating it with a spoon.

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Pepper-punch Plum Jam

Pepper-punch Plum Jam

Growing up in Louisiana, I came to love Tabasco pepper jelly. Spread over a Port Salut-topped cracker? Perfection! I also adore plum jam and wanted combine both  into a jam with the spice of the pepper jelly but the ease in making of the plum. This perfectly fits my bill. Love! 

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