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Friday, July 23, 2010

Making jam

Today was a jam making day!  While shopping for groceries this morning, I came across some beautiful strawberries.  I wish they had been from my garden but I'm afraid the baby bunnies ate more than their share last month.  The berries were on sale so I bought a bunch.  I love strawberry jam especially in the winter when I crave the taste of summer.  The little bit that wouldn't fill a jar went in a cup to eat warm with a spoon.  Yummm!  The recipe I used was in the Sure-Jell box.  It never fails.  Tomorrow, I'm going to make triple berry jam with blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries.  That will be a new one for me.  I can't wait to try it.

7 comments:

  1. Warm strawberry jam is the best! I love to heat a little up and drizzle it over vanilla ice cream. Delicious!

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  2. oh, I have ice cream left! I'll have to open a jar. I already ate the cup full.

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  3. We LOVE making jam. My husband has mastered making it with honey instead of refined sugar...you'd never know the difference. It is awesome. Hope to meet you tomorrow!

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  4. Can you believe at the age of 67, I've never made jam? I do, however, love to eat it. ;-)

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  5. Alice,
    I think that means you need to come over one morning to make jam. Want too?

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  6. If I wasn't so far behind with my weeding, I'd jump at the chance, Kim. Now if we could just have some rainy mornings -- that would be perfect. Thanks for offering to show me.

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