Monday, 17 July 2017

My kitchen last week

orange marmalade Jul 17 (1)

Last week we had three days of preserves making. We had two fairs over the weekend to supply and another one this coming Saturday.

Above: orange marmalade waiting to reach setting point.

orange marmalade Jul 17 (3)

Orange marmalade after reaching the setting point.

rhubarb Jul 17 (2)

Rhubarb used to make orange and rhubarb jam.

Making lemon marmalade and blackcurrant jam.

blackcurrant jam July 17 (1)

Testing blackcurrant jam for the setting point.

lemon curd July 17

Lemon curd

preserves Jul 17

The full results of the hard work.


Tired Hobby Farmer said...

That's a lot of preserving! I have a're recycling all kinds of jars while making these jams and such. How are you getting them to seal?

jonathanwallace said...

Hot lids onto hot jars. Screw on tightly then turn jar upside down for about 10 minutes.