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#6-20 - The Saturday Catch-up

As mentioned in my post from yesterday, here is #6; my catching up post.

I had some errands to run on Thursday; the vet for the dog’s eye and then ironically, the opticians for my glasses. 186 more words

General Topics

Blackberry Clove Jam

Sometimes Mother Nature does not gift us with what we expect but that is not to say she does not gift us at all; sometimes we just need to look elsewhere. 750 more words

Allotment Gardening

Day #310 Making Jam

I have a very complicated relationship with marmalade.

See, now, I didn’t think I was going to start with that, so I’ve surprised myself as well. 203 more words


A Foray into Foraging, Pt. 4: Jelly Time

This is part 4 of my series, “A Foray into Foraging,” which describes my second-ever trip urban foraging in the Cambridge/ Somerville area. Click here… 1,096 more words

A Year Of Going Green

Jamming with George

A few days ago I bought a punnet of nectarines (13 for 50p) but soon their skin began to wrinkle and I thought I couldn’t eat all of them before they became to inedible so a friend suggested I made some jam with them. 242 more words



(for Kathleen)

A new upwelling
overwhelms the raft of foam, darker red this time
this land is being made and re-made 182 more words


Wild Plum Jam

Jam making isn’t hard, but to keep the jars shelf-stable, you’ll need to process them in a hot-water bath. There’s lots on the web about canning and jar sterilization, so please be sure to do your research before you dive in. 169 more words