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When Jelly Won’t Jell

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Sound familiar? Fired a with housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves, she undertook to put up her own currant jelly. John was requested to order home a dozen or so of little pots and an extra … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Cooking: Homemade Pectin

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Once upon a time, the ranch wife who was on a jam-making spree had to start by making her own homemade pectin. Alternatively, she had to make sure the fruit she was working with had enough natural pectin to prevent … Continue reading

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Think for Yourself

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Can you think for yourself? Or do you rely on experts to tell you what to do? Clear back in 2011, shortly after this blog began, I wrote a post on making jams and jellies without a water bath. You … Continue reading

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