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Here at Unicoi Preserves, we talk about connections a good bit.  Our business started out of a desire to produce a product from things we could source locally.  It is important to have a connection to where your food comes from.  That holds true in...

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”  Margaret Mead   Gratitude: (NOUN) the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness Last night, The Pot Stirrer and I had...

Leave it to Unicoi Preserves to turn your favorite peanut butter and jelly sandwich into a delicious muffin![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins - We took your favorite PB & J sandwich and turned it into muffins. - unbleached flour, Kosher Salt, Baking powder, Milk, Eggs, Sugar,...

[recipe][wpurp-searchable-recipe]Heart Tarts - These delicious heart shaped tarts are perfect for sharing with those you love. - Laura Lynn Refrigerated Pie Crust, Unicoi Preserves Strawberry Vanilla Spread, Powdered Sugar, Milk, Vanilla Extract, Sprinkles, Assemble your ingredients. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment...

This is an easy and delicious recipe for Cheddar Biscuits made in the food processor inspired by a King Arthur Flour recipe   [recipe][wpurp-searchable-recipe]Cheddar Biscuits - - All purpose flour, Baking powder, Kosher Salt, Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, Heavy whipping cream, Preheat oven to 425 degrees with rack...

[recipe][wpurp-searchable-recipe]My Mom's Kolachki - My mom, Diane Lescosky, made these cookies every Christmas for us and this recipe was one of my Dad's favorite. Sometimes she'd fill them with chopped pecans that we had picked and shelled with my Pop Pop, other times she'd fill...

A twist on individual apple tarts that everyone is sure to love. Because, BACON! We baked our tarts on our Big Green Egg in the Lodge Cast Iron Mini Cake Pan. To do this, preheat your Egg to 400 degrees with pizza stone and bake for approx. 25-30 minutes...

Zombie Brains Cheese Ball, inspired by The Walking Dead, make a creepy but tasty appetizer for Halloween snacking. [recipe][wpurp-searchable-recipe]Zombie Brains Cheese Ball - - Proscuitto, Cream Cheese, softened, Ricotta cheese, Mozzarella cheese, shredded, Dried cranberries, Unicoi Preserves Strawberry Vanilla Spread, Line a small mixing bowl with plastic...

Decatur is greater! We spent the past two weekends in Decatur, GA and had such a fun time spreading our mountain grown goodness to the Atlanta area. The AJC Decatur Book Festival is a two day event on the historic downtown square in Decatur, GA.  Celebrating its 11th year, this is...

 This recipe is inspired by PB & J Yogurt on the Chobani SoHo Cafe menu. Delicious, fast and easy to prepare, with only 5 all natural ingredients. That's the Future of Food.     [recipe]  [wpurp-searchable-recipe]PB & J Yogurt - Peanut butter and jelly, a childhood favorite, elevated to the top on delicious Greek...