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Excellent

Freshly picked taste! low sugar; No slaving over p...

Need Microwave; your fingers get filthy topping/ta...

Two years ago, I had finally managed to pick all the blackcurrants from the bushes in my front garden! It was a backbreaking job to "top and tail" all the blackcurrants - it was a bumper crop for five bushes. Some were so small that the berries were almost the same size as the tail… Anyhow, the...

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“"I'm in a right pickle"”

published 30/12/2007

Tastes delightful

You smell like a pickled granny

There is nothing better than your own homemade pickles and chutneys to have over the Christmas period with all the cold meats and crusty bread or indeed at any time of the year. I hope you will feel inspired to pickle your own later in the year as the vegetables become available. Firstly you need...

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Excellent

“Crab Apple Jelly”

published 10/07/2007

Easy, delicious, cheap

Finding crab apples if you don't have them in the ...

When I first decided that I was going to have a go at making jam, I was under the impression that it was some mysterious dark art practiced only by the duly indoctrinated members of rural covens (or the WI). A few years on, I will admit to having had a few disasters, but in the main things have...

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“Black and blue jam”

published 03/09/2007

Lovely flavour

can be expensive to make

We went blackberry picking on Saturday as we are fortunate enough to have quite a few areas of unspoiled (ie not near a road) blackberry bushes around here. After making several batches of blackberry jam (my preserving pan is very old and has been inherited and can only cope with 1kg of fruit...

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Excellent

Roses have to be in season!

Shelf life can be quite short

Preserves refer to fruits or vegetables that have been prepared and canned for long term storage. There are various types of fruit preserves made globally, and they can be made from sweet or savory ingredients. There are many variations of preserves which include, confit, conserve, fruit butter...

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Excellent

Sharp, sweet jelly, awesome red colour, easy to ma...

Slight bitter quinine-like taste

---Introduction--- Until yesterday, I had never tried my hand at making a jam or jelly, despite being pretty handy in the kitchen. However, I was leafing through an old encyclopaedia of fruit and came to the entry on Rowan berries. Contrary to what many think, these are not at all poisonous and...

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Excellent

you will love these as much as i do.

you'll never buy pickles again.

Well there's nothing i love better than christmas day teatime, this is the time we have a big cold tea spread, with meat's, salad's ,cheese's, bread's,pork pie's and our own pickles or chutney's.Beside from the fact that they were made with our own hand's and home grown produce, they are...

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Excellent

“Chalkie's Chutney”

published 22/01/2003

It really has some kick

To be avoided if you want a romantic evening in

This is a Whyte family recipe handed down to me by my Uncle Alan and modified by me for those who like to spice things up a bit! This recipe is so easy and I hope you enjoy making it as much as I do! INGREDIENTS 12floz Red Wine Vinegar 3/4lb granulated sugar 2 normal sized tins chopped tomatoes 1...

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Excellent

Tastes wonderful, uses fresh ingredients and simpl...

Doesn't last very long!

In the face of absolutely massive public demand (otherwise known as jillmurphy – thank you Jill!) I have been persuaded to share my recipe for lemon curd. The next time you go to the supermarket pick up a jar of lemon curd. Have a look at the list of ingredients. Now put the jar back on the shelf...

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Excellent

A GOOD OLD FASHIONED TASTE

SO YUMMY THEY WILL NOT LAST LONG ONCE OPENED

Bigbaz Barry needs a decent shirt lifter to satisfy his cravings so I thought I would try and oblige. A shirt lifter is an old fashioned term used for a really good pickled onion. The secret is to make your own pickling vinegar rather than to buy those awful ready-made varieties. I have tried...

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Excellent

“Berry Fast Raspberry Jam”

published 07/02/2006

quick, simple and cheap to make

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I hate waste. I have a tendency to buy too many raspberries when they're in season (strawberries too). So at my grandmother's suggestion I tried making raspberry jam with left over raspberries that had gone a bit soft (this is also a great way to use raspberries or other berry fruit that you may...

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Excellent

“Easy lemoncurd in the micro”

published 01/09/2003

So easy to make

Doesn't keep very well

I was given this recipe by my sister-in-law after I mentioned I fancied making some lemoncurd. My husband adores it, so I thought I would try and give him some real homemade stuff. Well I must say that I reccommend this recipe as it is simple, easy and very quick. Also, of course there are no...

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Super

Strawberry jam and Blackcurrant jam.

It takes a while to cook.

My favorite is Strawberry but bothof them are yummy on toast. Strawberries are at their best and cheapest during summer. Strawberry Jam Yields: About 5lb/2 kg jam, Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: about 1 hour. YOU WILL NEED. 3 and a half ib/1.5kg strawberries, 2 Lemons 3lb/1.25 kg...

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Excellent

“Dandelion preserve”

published 29/07/2006

cheap and tasty

can be done only in the season when dandelions gro...

Have you ever happened to eat something made out of dandelions?? Reminds me of those childhood days when playing with friends we were "cooking" imaginary stone soups and dandelion salads. According to wikipedia dandelions make nice wine. How about dandelion preserve? Anyway this preserve is just...

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Excellent

published 01/09/2008

hi, my experience with the Raspberry jam was very enjoyable as well as it being fast and cheap ! i am a out going person so i need something that doesn't take ages and this was perfect for my time keeping ! thank-you very much for posting this recipe for a fast and easy way.. im not sure if i have to post my own recipe but i found this the best for me.. so i would just like to say thank-you ! p.s now i have jam on toast every morning :) x

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