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« on: July 07, 2012 08:48:53 AM »

its that time of year again  JAM TIME ! but with the weather this bad i havent been to the pick your own ( i doubt they have much ripe anyway  Cry ).

i had some fruit that i forgot about in the fridge including a punnet of strawbs from the local shop,  a very ripe mango and not enuff rhubarb for a crumble so i got out me sugar and a few jars from the horde on top of the kitchen cupboard and set to jammy work.
chop,  ,stir,  boil,  BINGO!
  strawberry/mango delicate and less sickly than plain strawb

  ginger and rhubarb quite soft set  but oh so lovely on toast Kiss

no mystery to the recipes just equal fruit to sugar ( mine had pectin in the sugar) ,boil it all up till its at the setting point ( wrinkles on a cold plate) pot into hot sterile jars, add lids and leave to cool ! nom !
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012 08:58:24 AM »

Oh this looks yummy!
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2012 09:32:13 AM »

Ha!  I just took two jars of blackberry brandy jam out of my canner.  You're playing my song!
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012 06:42:07 PM »

i use juice concentrates to make my apple jelly, grape, strawberry
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2012 05:23:55 AM »

OOoo, I bet the rhubarb ginger is soo good! I love most anything with ginger. Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2012 01:12:30 PM »

thanks guys . yeah TT the rhub+ginger is nice and warmly spicey perfect in this crappy weather
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« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2012 02:16:40 AM »

great jam jars you got there. The jam doesn't look too bad either.
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« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2012 03:42:15 AM »

you make it sound so easy! they look great, i might try to make some jam in summer when our strawberries grow
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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2012 11:17:32 AM »

Those look so tasty, I had big plans to grow berries and other jam making fruits this season, but I haven't earned my green thumb yet and I didn't get enough fruit to make any jam.
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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2012 06:40:40 AM »

i did cheat with the fruit cos the weather conspired against me so it was shop bought not from the garden . i need to make some more now as its all been finished already  Roll Eyes
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