'amaretto' on Serious Eats

Preserved: Chocolate Pear Jam

I am a firm believer that chocolate counts as a breakfast food. So when I saw the recipe for Chocolate Pear Jam in Mary Tregellas' book, Homemade Preserves & Jams, I knew I had to make my own version immediately. To give the recipe my own spin, I added a big splash of amaretto. The flavor combination of rich chocolate, juicy pear, and nutty almond is absolutely incredible. More

DIY vs. Buy: Should I Make My Own Amaretto?

I've heard some serious trash talking about amaretto—how it's too sweet or how it's for people who don't like the taste of alcohol. To those people I say: back up and leave my baby alone. Then, try a real Italian amaretto. If all you know are the sugary, bottom-shelf Amaretto Sours from bad nightclubs or your first time at a happy hour, you will revel in the beauty and balance that is quality amaretto. More

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