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Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

Last week I made strawberry jam. Big deal, right? It’s the end of May. Probably a lot of people are making strawberry jam this time of year. They’re probably even making it with their own, organic, homegrown, (yaddahyaddah) berries. Me? I just had one measly […]

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce has got to be one of the easiest-to-make parts of Thanksgiving dinner. It takes just minutes and practically cooks itself. True, it isn’t shaped like a can with the pattern of the can along the sides, but I’ve been eating homemade for as […]

Rose Petal Jam

Rose Petal Jam

Before last summer I’d never made any kind of jam or jelly. I’d cooked up some strawberries and peaches and made freezer jam, but it just isn’t the same thing as a proper jam or jelly. Then I had a bumper crop of grapes (nearly […]

Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Ketchup

One of my ‘big plans’ last summer was making ketchup from my own tomatoes. There was one slight problem though –  the lack of cooperation on the part of my tomato plants. We had enough tomatoes for eating, but not the bumper crop that I […]