Lately I’ve gotten really into making jams. I like making them at home because I can blend the fruit more than you see at the store bought. Here’s the recipe for my peach jam http://smilingldsgirl.com/2013/07/28/getting-peachy/ . Enjoy! I can’t wait to make more flavors.
For a long time I have wanted to learn how to can and preserve food. I can’t really explain but it just looks like fun to me. Oddly enough the only thing I have ever canned is strawberry jam. This was years ago before my mission when I made jam using the sweet berries that are sold in California by the Vietnamese and Loation refuges. They are one of the best food items I’ve ever tasted. A couple summer’s we would buy more than we could eat so we made strawberry jam.
With this memory in my mind when Kate told me they were offering a strawberry add-on where you could get 8 lbs of strawberries, splitting that between the two of us that would make 4 lbs each. Obviously that would be a lot for me to eat on my own so I decided to make jam. I particularly…
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