Two winners were chosen from our August Giveaway: Bernadette S. of Houston, Texas, and Sarah C. of San Mateo, California. You can read more about them in: And the August Giveaway Winners Are . . .
CanningCraft Creates: Rose Hip-Apple Jelly
By Allison Carroll Duffy, Author of Preserving with Pomona's Pectin (Fair Winds Press, June 2013)
Rose hips can be used in all kinds of ways, but one of my favorite things to do with them is to make jelly. For something a little different this year, I thought I'd combine them with apples, as apples are in season here now as well, and I find that their sweetness offsets the tartness of the rose hips beautifully. . . .
CanningCraft Creates: Rose Hip-Apple Jelly: Complete blog post with recipe from Allison Carroll Duffy
Rose Hip-Apple Jelly: Recipe only
More Recipe Ideas
White Nectarine-Lavender Jam, recipe created by Pomona's Jam Maker Karen Killebrew
Pear-Cranberry Conserve with Almonds and Crystallized Ginger, excerpted from Preserving with Pomona's Pectin by Allison Carroll Duffy
What Is A Conserve?
Rrrrring! goes the telephone. "HELP," says the caller -- "I see you have a page on the website My Jam or Jelly Didn't Jell -- Can I Fix it? but I'm having the opposite problem. My jam is too thick. What did I do wrong?" Read more . . .
The Jam (S)Pot
Puts the Spotlight on a Pomona’s Jam Maker
Sandy Breininger of Sandra Lee’s Country Goodness wears a multitude of hats. She is a Nurse/RN and she works in retail, in addition to being a Master Food Preserver who makes and sells homemade jams and other good things to eat in her home state of Wisconsin. Continue reading about Sandy’s business . . .
Connie's son Galen's wedding is over; Galen and Caitlen are back in New York City after a honeymoon to Nova Scotia; and we are back to work. Thank you to everyone for your congratulations and good wishes, and for your patience while we celebrated.
If you enjoy wedding and family pictures, we've posted a few more on our website, including all of Connie and Mary Lou's siblings; Galen's father Brian Summer, the original mastermind behind Pomona's Pectin, and Galen's cousins on Connie and Mary Lou's side of the family. Take a look here.