The September 2010 Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by John of Eat4Fun. John chose to challenge The Daring Cooks to learn about food preservation, mainly in the form of canning and freezing. He challenged everyone to make a recipe and preserve it. John’s source for food preservation information was from The National Center for Home Food Preservation.
This month’s focus of Tigress’ Can Jam was selected by Kate of Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking – she chose stone fruits.
So why not combine these two challenges? Continue reading >>
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Tagged apricot jam, canning, Daring Cooks, jam, locust bean gum, peach jam, The Daring Cooks, Tigress' Can Jam
This month’s focus of Tigress’ Can Jam which was announced by Joel and Dana of Well Preserved is berries. I was confused first because they wrote everything that ended in “berries” would qualify (like, strawberries, gooseberries, blueberries) – and there are quite a few more berries, that don’t end in “berries” but ARE berries (like redcurrants, black currants, sea buckthorn). But they clarified it and said ALL botanical berries would be fine. Continue reading >>
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Tagged blueberries, blueberry jam, jam, locust bean gum, rhubarb, rhubarb blueberry jam, sandthorn jam, sea-buckthorn jam, seaberry, strawbeery rhubarb jam, strawberries, Tigress' Can Jam, vitamin c