Category Archives: Recipes

Old Fashioned Recipes You Shouldn’t Use – Questionable Advice for How To Make Jam

Old fashioned recipes aren’t always the best! A friend of mine, knowing I’m on a preserving kick, lent me this book: I don’t want to pick on Alison Burt, or the book, because I really enjoyed reading it. However, I … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine Jelly Recipe

Mulled Wine Jelly is the perfect festive gift! It’s perfect for those bring-a-plate events, or for a special little homemade Christmas gift. This is my recipe for Mulled Wine Jelly: Mulled Wine Jelly based on this recipe Ingredients 1 bottle … Continue reading

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Homemade Jam Cookies Recipe

Jam cookies are a wonderful way to use up ends of jar of jam – and show off your creation! These yummy jam cookies have a shortbread base, filled with a ‘thumbprint’ of jam. That’s why they’re often called thumbprint … Continue reading

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Preserve Me! How to Make Jam – Advice for Making Jam

I’ve spent a lot of time researching how to make jam! Recently, a good friend of mine asked for some advice for making jam, so I thought I’d share some of my findings with you after the jump.

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Grapefruit Marmalade Recipe and Pictures

Grapefruit marmalade is a classic preserve – and look at that amazing colour! I made it to deal with a glut of grapefruit – well, three grapefruit, but that counts as a glut in our household. It felt great to … Continue reading

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