Toast spread with red jam and a jam jar

Easy, pectin-free raspberry jam

I’ve been working this week on the easiest possible raspberry jam recipe and, to fuel my experiments, have been picking raspberries from a bush that grows from a neighbor’s yard over the fence into my alley.

Quick Rhubarb Pastry

Maybe you want to make a dessert with all that rhubarb that is just as easy as the traditional crisp, goes great with ice cream, but breaks the routine (and isn’t too sweet, either).