Friday, May 21, 2010

The Insanity Begins

First preserves of the year: strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, pectin, crystallized ginger, lemon peel. Not your grandmother's strawberry preserves; these are preserves with KICK.


And I have enough for another batch, yet more proof that God loves me and wants me to be happy.

Tomorrow, 10 lbs of rapid-set, low-sugar pectin will be en route from Pacific Pectin, Inc. (180 miles away). But we won't talk about that. We'll leave that for later in the summer when I need serious, leather-couch therapy. For now, I'm just happy that this first batch is setting and has sealed.

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