Tag Archives: preserves

A Plethora of Peppers Again

So once again the hot pepper plants produced above and beyond the needed amount. Over the summer I have dried and frozen a year’s supply like normal plus enjoyed fresh jalapeno and cayennes whenever needed for meals or in pickles. … Continue reading

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Blackberry Jam with Port

Port really brought out the richness of the berries in this jam. I like blackberry jam really chunky. If you prefer it smoother, mash the berries as they cook. For how to can jam go here. Blackberry Jam with Port … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday, The Jam Edition

Once again it is time to start making a year’s supply of preserves. With all the citrus on sale and nice and ripe, marmalade is a good place to start. Hopefully this year I will not repeat the mistake of … Continue reading

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Blackberry jam

Here is another simple and delicious jam. Again, the best jam is made from the freshest almost overripe fruit, so if you don’t grow it yourself find a place that does. I like blackberry jam really chunky, if you prefer … Continue reading

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