Tag: cottage foods

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Jams, Jellies, Preserves and Fruit Butter

Fruit preserves are preparations of fruits and often sugar, canned in jars for long-term storage. In general, these products are produced by boiling mashed or chopped fruit with sugar and water. The proportion of sugar and fruit varies according to the type of fruit and its ripeness. Jams, jellies, preserves, and […]

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Honey

Honey is the substance made when the nectar and sweet deposits from plants are gathered, modified, and stored in the honeycomb by honey bees (National Honey Board). It has a long history in human diets and is used in various foods and beverages as a sweetener and flavoring. Potential Products […]

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Fruit Empanadas and Tortillas

Fruit Empanadas Empanadas are stuffed pastries, similar to turnovers, which are baked or fried. These popular snacks that originated in Latin America can be savory or sweet but only fruit-filled empanadas can be sold as cottage foods in Colorado. Tortillas Tortillas, originating in Mexico, are a type of soft, thin […]