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The Chemistry of Jam/Jelly Making :)

I can’t take credit for this one, gang … but I definitely wanted to share it since it’s my kinda thing! Enjoy!   What Makes Jam Set? – The Chemistry of Jam-Making, by Compound Interest

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Defining Fruit Spreads

The terms are often used interchangeably, especially online, so here are the definitions I use when I’m naming one of my own fruit spreads: Jellies are made from fruit juice, or occasionally–in the case of things like pepper or mint … Continue reading

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Reduced-sugar Kiwi-Pineapple Jam

WinCo–ever the source of excellent goodies for my canning pots–had kiwis on sale this week too, priced a mere $1.79 for a one pound bag. Each bag contained eight or nine smallish kiwis, each very juicy and perfectly ripe. Strangely, … Continue reading

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The final haul from the 2010 Food Journey! :)

I’ve finally finished the inventory of my car from my 2010 Food Journey. I broke it down into three basic categories: The Dutchman’s Store, my spice-shopping trip to Chicago, and everything else From The Dutchman’s Store in Cantril, IA, I … Continue reading

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