Monday, July 19, 2010

{a recipe for a blissful belly and dancing taste buds}

start with
a blue basket filled with red jubilant berries

add sugar...lemon...and tons of love

...making sure you have enough to share



keeping some for yourself...
this is where
my belly becomes blissful
and
my taste buds start to dance

fresh raspberry jam...on toasted sour dough
Heaven!
{really nothing in this world can compare}



come on over....a jar is waiting for you!
xox

60 comments:

Dawn said...

I'm on my way! Looks absolutely divine:)
(And looks like you kept busy over the weekend:)
I am making pie today- we can trade:)
happy day to you!
dawn

tales from an oc cottage said...

What scrumptiousness for the eyes!!

m ^..^

Not Just a Waitress said...

The jars are so chic!! I love the jewels...a touch of glamour with the earthiness of the sackcloth.
I could go for some raspberry jam on sourdough right now for breakfast!!
Have a wonderful day. :)

Anne Marie said...

the title of your post already had me intrigued!! those berries are my absolute fav - and just last night for a dessert, I dressed up some vanilla ice cream with sauteed in butter fresh peach slices and yes, you guessed it, raspberries -
yum! your post looks yummy too!!!

Carol said...

I'm coming....only you could dress up raspberry jam with "jewels"...love it!!

Maria said...

Good morning, Koralee!
I'll be right there {wishing}

Your jam looks incredible...and the way you decorated the jars... I couldn't imagine anything less beautiful from you ♥

I've been telling myself since school ended that I really need to make strawberry-rhubarb jam... {so much rhubarb in my garden!}
I have the strawberries now...
you've inspired me to get goin' on my jam!
Time to finish my post and "Rise & Shine!"

Blessings to you and your beautiful family, Koralee! They are so blessed to have you ♥

Wishing you more Joy!
*Maria*

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

WOW!!! THIS IS PERFECT!!! Your colors are so vibrant, as your love for life dearest Koralee! Much love to you, Anita

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What eye CANDY today, your posts always make me smile, getting me in the mood to do something extremely joyful du moment! The colors are soooo vibrant, sigh, must be back to treat my eyes one more time...
My plane leaves at 9hrs00 so I will arrive at Vancouver around 23hrs00 {I guess} jump off, get that amazing jar and a perfect happy lovely wonderful chit chat with YOU over a latte and jump on my plane back... Hooray for dreaming and fancying, what would we do without! Wishing you a heavenly new week, sweet Koralee xxxxxx

Randi Troxell said...

oh stinkin' yummy!

Laura PARING DOWN said...

That was a lovely lovely happy wonderful mouthwatering post.

Happy Monday - you made mine!
Laura

Deb said...

My favorite jam. Oh you are a tease!
Your jars are so cute that I wouldn't want to open them...just kidding, but I would keep the jars and put them on a shelf.
Enjoy your monday. Hugs, Deb =^..^=x5

Rizzi said...

OH KORALEE THEY ARE SO LUSCIOUS LOOKING. I WOULD LOVE A JAR, THANK YOU. I LOVE YOUR BURLAP AND DIAMONDS,
SO EXQUISITE LOOKING. ENJOY!
RIZZI

Sarah Knight said...

That looks delicious and tantalizing
: )

Tammy @ tinselshop.com said...

Koralee, my mouth is watering... I may have to break out my canning jars!

Best wishes for a happy week!~
-Tammy

Rheea said...

My mum's favorite berry!! Oh.. they look so delicious. When I'm ready to make some of these for her, would you give me your secret recipe? :)

Rheea

Ren- Lady Of The Arts said...

My goodness- I just found your blog and this post is making me drool-

Lovely images-

Nice to 'meet' you-

FrenchBlue said...

So Beautiful and yummy my Love! All the freshness and beauty of SUMMER!!!
XO

Everton Terrace said...

I'll have to bring some of my own gluten-free bread but how yummy that would be - mouth watering.

Becky said...

Oh yummy,looks so good.I love sour dough bread too.Cute little jars all fixed up.

Prudence said...

wish I could come and grab some, just for the burlap and sparkles!!!! I'm sure the jam is fabulous too :)

Dogwood said...

Oh my~you are killing me. That rasberries look look so yummy. And, one of my favorites in jam on toast!

Rosa Blu said...

Mmm, I love raspberries, will buy some later today! Your recipe makes me crave for fresh summer fruits like this... thank you for sharing this post!

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love from Amsterdam!

Julie Harward said...

I couldn't agree more...best treat there is! Have a great week :D

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

If I lived closer I'd be knocking on your door. Is there anything more beautiful than fresh berries? I love how you "dressed" the jars.

B said...

Oh, hold on, just getting my shoes on...be there in a tick - don't start without me ;O)

B x

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

YUMMY! The Hubbs just bought a big 'ol flat of raspberries to make jam. He already finished the strawberry. I love it that he does it and I don't have to.

Warm blessings,
Spencer

It's me said...

I am on my way to you my darling.....such a lovely jam....i like rasberry the most.....have a nice week with lots of joy !!! loev Ria....

Elyse said...

beautifully delicious!

xo
elyse

A Vintage Chic said...

Oh, so yummy, Koralee! Love the bejewelled jars--perfect!

Julie

Gloria said...

"Almost" too beautiful to eat! :)
I love, love, love your jar toppers!!! Very sweet and beautiful!!
Happy Monday to you! :)
@}`~}~~~ Gloria

Absolutely Ladylike said...

You give no mercy with this post :-)

Hope you're having a wonderful summertime.

Cheers: Evi

fernandflora said...

Oh! This is such a lovely post! I'll be right over to collect my jam! :)

p.s. Thank you for kind birthday wishes!

tinajo said...

Oooh, look at that - wonderful! :-)

Monica said...

Raspberry jam is my favorite :) My raspberries aren't quite ripe yet though, but hopefully it won't be long.

And thank you for adding my little blog to your side bar -- very nice of you.

harmony and rosie said...

I wish I could come over, my tastebuds really are dancing. Love your bright cheery photos too. x

Sewn With Grace said...

I want one! Oh, the jar is so pretty and the jam looks delicious! Heaven in a jar!

nerines said...

Oh my goodness they look the loveliest jars of jam!! xo :)

Jacqueline said...

Those jars are adorable!

grace said...

"blissful belly" I like the sound of that :)
I'll take two jars, please!

KarenHarveyCox said...

Raspberry Jam, how delicious. Your photographs make me so hungry. Lovely photographs.
Karen

Teresa said...

Koralee!
Koralee!
Could you BE anymore CAPTIVATING!!!!?
The answer is a HUGE NO!!!!!!
That jam looks heavenly!
And ONLY YOU would tie it up to look that DREAMY!
Everything about YOU is DREAMY! ;o)
xo

Queenplinker said...

What a beautiful Photo, Koralee! Raspberries are my absolute favorite and it's so sweet you've given them the 'diamonds' they deserve ;0)

Have a wonderful evening,
Lynea

Marilyn said...

I would love a jar of raspberry jam. I must get some berries very soon. So good.

Andrea - Faded Plains said...

I love jam on sourdough bread...and with fresh raspberry jam...even better!

Poppies and Sunshine said...

You have packaged up the jam so BEAUTIFULLY! Love it. It looks delicious. And I love how vibrant the colors are in your pictures. XO

Dustjacket Attic said...

I so wish I could just come on over :) This looks delish!
xoxo

Carmel said...

Raspberry Jam - my favourite - you clever thing you! Looks deeeeelicious.
Have a great week.
Carmel

Jeanne said...

These jars of jams look delicious!
xo
jeanne

Luiza said...

Oh , how I wish I could come over...
I would love one of those jars!
It looks delicious!!!!!

I hope you´re having a wonderful week , so far!

Enjoy your day (I know you will ;))!
Hugs/
Luiza

Persis Shah said...

this is absolutely too fancy to resist! i love the way you've covered those jars with diamante studded lids...can i borrow your pics for my blog please? =)

Persis

Martina Voigt-Schmid said...

Yummy! I need a second breakfast right now! Berries are a pure luxury of summer, so precious - and your pix are super delicious as well!

Amanda said...

What delicious images Koralee. Raspberries must be the ultimate summer fruit - I adore them. And in the depths of winter as I am, relish the thought of the jam too! xx

Martha said...

So pretty and so yummy!!!! Raspberries I love and your jars look so pretty!

Paula said...

alone the colors - mouth watering...

Cláudia Murakami said...

Is there room for my comment???????? Useless to say this post is the most scrumptious ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I simply ADORE jams, dear Koralee...I want so bad try a bit of this heavenly blushed cream...
Useless to wish you the best, of course you do have the best beside this jewel!!!
XOXOXOXO. Bela.

Daniele from Lace and Bark said...

oh whats not to love about rasberries
Delicious and that jam looks just supberb- I can almost taste it :)

Creative Carmelina said...

Oh I will be there soon, Koralee..thanks for the invite....

As soon as I'm outta' dis "JaM" I'll be right there!

ciao bella
this looks amazing!

creative carmelina

Shelle said...

this is awesome...why have i never thought to make my own jam...i'm always buying that gourmet stuff in the stores, but i do make fruit syrups for pancakes...must try this! thanks!

Rhondi said...

Homemade jam is so good and raspberry is my favorite. I hope you are enjoying wherever it is you are right now.

Life of Mrs. Peters said...

thanks for the comment love : )
homemade jam is the best!
my mum used to make strawberry jam..
oh so delicious! and i love your bling-bling
accents on your ties!