Ingredients: * 4 cups of cubed watermelon = 2 cups watermelon juice * 4 cups of sugar * 4 tablespoons of lemon juice * 1 pouch of liquid pectin (3 oz.) Quantity: ~4 half pint jars Directions: First, start your jars and lids heating in a hot water bath. (They’ll need to heat for at […]
I love the taste of fresh, summertime melons. Unfortunately, melons are not in season year long. This summer, I sought out jelly recipes that featured some of my favorite summertime melons. Since jellies keep for a year, it’s an easy way to bring that favorite, summertime fruit into the cold of winter. A lot of […]
There was a conversation about making jelly the other day on social media. Someone wanted to make jelly, but it was a hot day and she really wasn’t feeling up to it. Jellies and jams can certainly be challenging in hot weather IF they are made in the traditional way.
Mint is one of those unstoppable herbs in the garden. It will bounce back from heavy pruning, too much rain, or not enough water. It will also spread and fill whatever container (or garden area) that it is planted in, giving you plenty of fresh herbs to use in the kitchen. One recipe you must […]