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Spiced Grape Jelly

Think of drinking wine under a vine-covered trellis and you’ll probably be transported back to the heady romance of a holiday in Greece or Italy. I don’t have so far to travel. 449 more words


Ball Blue Book 1956 Jam and Jelly Recipes

Old recipes are things of beauty.

Looking through old recipes books is a lot like reading pages of history.  Recipes are a history of our tastes and habits as they change through the years, as well as a history of our economic and social changes.  197 more words

Frugal Living

Recipe | Elderflower Syrup

Difficulty: * | ***
Preparation time: 15mins + 5 days of resting

It’s been elderflower blooming season not long ago and since we live in a green area right next to a national park (with tons of Elderflower trees) one day my mom and me thought that it would be neat to make our own syrup this year…. 134 more words


A jar of carrot cake in a jam bar

He served me a slice of carrot cake in a jar. The young, eager waiter explained that it was too soft and gooey that it didn’t present well on a dessert plate. 633 more words


A leftover wedding present for breakfast

We’ve moved house a few times since getting married (and a lot more times before that). I have been accused of having wandering feet and much as I try to staple them to the floor, they keep wandering.  208 more words