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Blackberry Cherry Jelly: 2017 Food In Jars Challenge for March






Sadly, I still have bronchitis. Slowly getting better, very slowly.  The challenge for this month was shrubs, a vinegar fruit drink, or jelly. I wanted to do the shrub, but the stupid illness made things difficult. I had never heard … Continue reading






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Marmalade: 2017 Food In Jars Challenge for January






I recently signed up for an interesting year long challenge on www.foodinjars.com. In the challenge we have a subject each month to explore and for January it is marmalade. I have never made marmalade, but I’ve been canning jelly, jam, and preserves since I was a kid. I was sick most of January and bummed because I was so looking forward to this challenge. Then one night in a moment of clarity amidst the stupor of my illness I thought “I could do this in the bread machine.”






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