Saturday, July 27, 2013

Apricot Jam

3 cups of chopped apricots stones removed
1/4 cup of lemon juice
6 cups of sugar
I usually grind half the apricots and leave some chopped small
1 pouch of certo
Bring to a hard boil for 1 minute

Take off the heat  and add certo
Process for 10  minutes
Makes about 6 cups


Canned Apricots

 Light syrup - 2 cups sugar to 1-quart water
 Process for 25 minutes

Friday, July 19, 2013

Dill Pickles

Soak and scrub dills and  wash dill weed.
Prepare garlic


1/2 cup pickling salt
2 cups white vinegar
6 cups of water

Bring to a rolling boil

I put at least three garlic cloves in each large jar,
wind some dill weed into jars along with 1 tsp. pickling spice in each jar.

Wipe jar lids when ready to put lids on, seal and process 15 mins.

Let season for six weeks