Preserving

I’ve Been Busy!

posted by Andrea | 08/31/2010 | 11 comments

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The Basics of Canning Jam

posted by Andrea | 07/1/2010 | 5 comments

I honestly don’t even remember my first jam-making moment. I was so young, probably only 5 or 6 and excited to “help” my mom and grandma during their annual “jam-athon”. I didn’t do a lot, but I did always help pick (and eat) the fruit from local U-pick farms or from neighbors who had wild rhubarb, raspberries, and blackberries. I was also the designated “listener” to assure all the jars popped as they sealed. It was memorizing to watch several […]