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Food Tag

Sara over at Three Clever Sisters recently tagged me to participate in a “food holiday tag” menu. The rule is to share menu suggestions of a couple of dishes previously posted on your blog for an upcoming food holiday, with photos and links to the recipes. Then, you tag 10 more bloggers. I told Sara I didn’t have time to participate, but then I thought about it again and realized I had a holiday coming up. Not an official holiday, though. But I want to celebrate the end of me eliminating almost all fruit and vegetables from my menu for a couple of weeks which was due to the scary E.coli outbreak here in Germany. Thus, I picked a couple of dishes that feature (raw) fruit and vegetables. Here you go.

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Can Jam #7: “Cucurbits”– Watermelon Jelly

Fellow Can Jammer Gloria of “Laundry etc” chose cucurbits as July’s focus for Tigress’ Can Jam. This includes crops like cucumbers, squashes, luffas, melons and watermelons. YAY, watermelons! We LOVE watermelons. I did some reading in my canning books and found a recipe for a watermelon jelly in my Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving. Continue reading >>