Homemade Pectin, Iiquid & powdered
I made liquid pectin years ago, and froze it, but never did use it. Now it's too old. 😞 I guess I'll be sticking with the bought stuff this year. Here are some instructions for those who still wish to make their own this year.
Cherry Tomato Jam
The other day I was gifted a box of cherry tomatoes. Red & orange ones. But far too many to use before they would all go bad. So, Cherry Tomato Jam. I had heard of tomato jam before but had never had it or made it. I did some googling for recipes and then made up my own based on what I had at hand. Here is what I came up…
When the sun shines, make hay, er, apple stuff
The apples have ripened and started to fall from our trees. After getting no apples on my property last year, we are being buried in them this year. This is the normal pattern. I suspect that after a good apple year, the trees need a year of rest to rebuild their strength. When the apples come, you need to use them so they…
TOE Jam & Other Unusual Jams & Jellies
You can make TOE jam. I think that would be a perfect family gift at Christmas. https://www.diynatural.com/unusual-jam-recipes/?awt_a=5vkt&awt_l=PMPOU&awt_m=3bE1aUha81tFQkt
Jam without the Pectin?
Have you ever made strawberry jam without pectin? I don't usually make jams, preserves, or jellies because...well, I usually eat my fruit ripe and raw and I'm not a big fan of them! Well, my folks called earlier this week, so excited... They found a local, organic berry farm! They were raving about the strawberries and…