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Old 12-08-2015, 11:50 PM
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Got my xmas jam made today. 2 batches grape, 1 batch plum, 2 batches peach. glad I was able to get it all done so it will be ready to give to some special people.
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Old 12-09-2015, 03:01 AM
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And it's always so-o-o-o good.

Did you grow your own fruit or do you buy it on sale when it's getting soft like my bride?

She makes batches of strawberry and mixed fruit every 3 or 4 months. It tops every dessert, every day.
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Old 12-12-2015, 02:21 PM
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Since I finely went to a class.... I've learned to make jam and jelly set up like it should with out added pectin.....

I got blueberries and other fruit when it was available bulk, cheap at the Mennonite farmers market... Was also given a big batch of fresh gathered wind fall apples before they attracted bears...

Like said.. Everyone I give to gets jam this year..

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Old 12-21-2015, 03:50 AM
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Since I finely went to a class.... I've learned to make jam and jelly set up like it should with out added pectin.....

I got blueberries and other fruit when it was available bulk, cheap at the Mennonite farmers market... Was also given a big batch of fresh gathered wind fall apples before they attracted bears...

Like said.. Everyone I give to gets jam this year..

Enjoy...
I was going to do that, but my ex made off with my canner, everyone's getting pumpkin leather instead, and my cox pippin apples are getting brewed to cider.

P.s. mmm never tried canned bear...wish we had them here in huntable numbers...
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Last year I made raspberry/strawberry....
Also made cranberry jam and relish... With and without hot pepper...
Better than you would think..
Next summer when the Mennonite farmers market has them, I'm going to try apricot... That is one of my favorites...
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P.s. mmm never tried canned bear...wish we had them here in huntable numbers...
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Be careful what you wish for... BELIEVE me when I tell you having pesky black bears around is NOT as fun as many imagine.. They are edible, but not that special for the work involved, and the damage they can cause... At least in my opinion..


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I made strawberry freezer jam once and thought they called for too much sugar. I added half what they called for and ended up with syrup. The kids loved it and the next year asked me to screw up again.
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