Making Concord Grape Jelly

It wasn’t that long ago, that I knew NOTHING about making Jelly. I was so intimidated by pectin, and canning and all of it. Now as I look back, I was missing out on so much fun. The learning curve to pectin is simple, the firmer you want your jelly the more pectin you need.Continue reading “Making Concord Grape Jelly”

Making Blackberry Jelly

The other day I got all dressed up to go Blackberry picking at Barden Family Orchards in Scituate, Rhode Island. It was great. There weren’t many people out picking and it made for a great socially distant activity. Blackberry picking is 50 percent picking and 50 percent eating blackberries until you get sick (literally) ofContinue reading “Making Blackberry Jelly”

Watermelon Jelly

Last summer was the first time I made Watermelon Jelly and it was a big hit with my friends. I was gifted a lovely watermelon grown by my friend and decided that it was just too much to eat all by myself. I wondered if I could cook it down and preserve it into aContinue reading “Watermelon Jelly”