Recipe adapted from here Makes 6 – 8 pints Ingredients 5 – 6 pounds of apples – mix of varieties is best 1/4 cup water 1 – 3 cups of sugar (to taste) 2-3 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp cloves 1/4 tsp allspice 1/4 tsp salt Directions Core, peel and chop the apples. Fill the crockpot [...]
I have to admit I was never a fan of lemon. But then we moved into a house with a prolific Meyer lemon tree, and suddenly I was faced with an abundance of lemons to use up. The solution – make lemon curd. This stuff is amazingly delicious.
Makes 8 cups of jam Ingredients 3 pounds plums (weight with pits removed) 6 cups sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon cloves Directions Prepare 8 8-ounce jars for canning. Put washed, chopped, pitted plums in food processor or blender and puree. Pour plum puree into large stockpot. Stir in [...]
Recipe slightly modified from the Peach Pie Preserves recipe found here Ingredients 8 cups of peeled, sliced peaches 5 Cups sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine the peaches and 2 cups of sugar in a large pot over medium heat for about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. When peaches are soft [...]