The Jam Fairy

Week #2 Of The 52 Weeks, 52 Jams Challenge: Lemon-Ginger-Honey Marmalade

Week #2 Of The 52 Weeks, 52 Jams Challenge: Lemon-Ginger-Honey Marmalade

Since my neighbors have several hundred pounds of surplus citrus, I’m trying to develop some marmalade recipes that even non-marmalade-lovers will enjoy. I’d love to create a ginger lemon marmalade that tastes like the lemon echinacea juice from Trader Joe’s and is, as far as I am concerned, the nectar of the gods. I wanted […]

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Week #1 Of The 52 Weeks, 52 Jams Challenge: Tangerine Jam

Week #1 Of The 52 Weeks, 52 Jams Challenge: Tangerine Jam

My friend Billy gave me eight pounds of tangerines and four pounds of lemons off his backyard tree. Since I’m not a huge fan of marmalade, I decided to try and make a citrus jam instead. Recipe 32 ounces of tangerine juice 4 cups of granulated cane sugar juice of 2 lemons 3 tablespoons of […]

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The Jam Slam 2011: A Call To Preservationists Everywhere!

The Jam Slam 2011: A Call To Preservationists Everywhere!

One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to make a different variety of jam every week for a year. As canning is one of those fake frugal hobbies like knitting or quilting, I’m going to offset my jam costs by sourcing free fruit by growing my own, collecting surplus produce from my neighbors, gleaning ingredients […]

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