Long Live Apricot Jam

KevinCanning & Preserves, From the CellarLeave a Comment

Many eons ago, when I was but a small child, my mom made apricot jam. She canned and preserved lots of things – some favorites including pears and peaches – but it took a couple decades for me to realize that apricot jam was at the top of my list for preserves of any kind. I’d made a couple batches … Read More

Wild High-bush Cranberry Jelly – New School

KevinCanning & Preserves, Foraging, From the Cellar, Wild Fruits3 Comments

Back in mid-September we were picking high-bush cranberries, as you may recall. We could have easily picked 10 times the amount, but I’ve become cautious about overdoing anything in the fall, as I tend to get over-ambitious, then get seriously tired of all the foraging, garden harvest, hunting, butchering, cleaning, packing, freezing, etc. I’m starting to choose my battles. But … Read More