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It is rather busy now, everything seems to be ready almost at the same time. I wasn’t sure how well will my tomatoes or courgettes would do but I didn’t have to worry. 52 more words


Chewable Jam

This afternoon, I decided to use up some raspberries by making a batch of jam. Everywhere I looked, it said raspberry jam was ideal for the amatuer jam maker as sets quickly and is really easy. 373 more words

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Each time I go down to the allotment, or the farm as I call it, I spend quite a bit of time harvesting. It was the strawberries to start with, then the raspberries and now redcurrants. 90 more words


Put a label on it!

At Practically Sisters Preserves, we get a lot of comments about our jam labels. They are surprised to learn that we make our own labels using a simple software product from a company called,  295 more words

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What's in a name?

Thanks for joining us on our jamming journey!

“I’m sure I’ll take you with pleasure!” the Queen said. “Twopence a week, and jam every other day.”

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Apple and Plum Jam

I’ve recently started to give jam making a try. I’ve always thought that it is quite complex, and that having specific equipment is a must. This is the second jam I tried making and I’ve already learned that it isn’t that hard… You just need to understand fruit a bit, and if you don’t – then you need to research it and you will be fine. 423 more words

Paxo’s Cooking Corner - Chilli Jam

Today’s recipe is not for the faint of heart, but if you like spice then this jam makes an excellent accompaniment to any sandwich, and a delicious glaze on roast pork! 574 more words