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Using Pectin

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It’s spring, which means it’s time to start thinking about your garden and what you want to put in it.  For me, that means thinking about what I want to make with my plants from the garden – and lately … Continue reading

Jam On

strawberry jam

I got the Jam On cookbook for Christmas, and have been waiting for the perfect time to try out a few of the recipes.  Thanks to the local FFA having their annual strawberry sale, I got the chance. I tried … Continue reading

Ball Blueberry Jam

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This is the ball jar recipe for blueberry jam. Ingredients: 2 pints frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 pouch 100% Natural Fruit Jell Pectin 5-1/4 cups sugar Instructions: Thaw and drain blueberries. Crush blueberries one layer at a time. … Continue reading

Friday Favorites

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There are several things I love about this time of year. Leather & Furs I’m not really a big fan of cold weather (or hot weather for that matter) but one of my favorite things about this time of year … Continue reading

Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves

Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves

This recipe for Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves with Golden Raisins is amazing.  This recipe takes quite a while, especially if you wait the 2 weeks for the preserves to mellow before you eat it, but the final product is well … Continue reading