Currant Jelly

The first weekend in July is usually the time to make Currant Jelly.  I have one bush in the backyard that produces so many berries I can easily make 12-24 jars.  Tonight I made 12.  I might make a few more tomorrow. Making Currant Jelly couldn’t be easier.  I use my largest pot and fill […]

Top Ten

After reading Seabrooke’s post about her most popular posts for 2009, I decided to check my WordPress stats, just for the heck of it… Here are the top ten searches that drove people to my blog over the 365 days ending today (January 16, 2010).  The number in parentheses is the number of searches. currant […]

Berries… Hmm…

Oh, I know you can buy perfectly fine jams and jellies in the store, but there is something so much more satisfying about the ones you make yourself. Maddie likes to make Strawberry Freezer Jam.  Mash the berries, add sugar and pectin, stir…  then into containers and into the freezer.  Man oh man does that […]