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How To Make Quick Jam

By Christopher Stewart | August 21, 2013

Photo: julochka
Photo: julochka

Photo: julochka

I always find that when I venture through the farmers market, I always seem to buy fruits and vegetables I wouldn’t ordinarily buy. The strawberries, the blueberries, and every piece of fruit in between always looks so amazingly fresh at the farmers market that I get home and have an abundance, and of course you never want this beautiful fruit to spoil. Spoiling is wishful thinking, and you need to think fast on how to savor this seasons farmers market harvest. This is where quick jam fits in perfectly. Making a quick jam solves so many wonderful problems and also uses up all of the fruit you so anxiously bought. Whether it be spooned on top of hot waffles or the tomato jam served with the corn bread at Red Rooster Harlem, jam can add a nice touch to a variety of things. Here are a few quick and easy tips for making quick jam at home.  Read More


The Basics of Making Your Own Jam

By admin | June 23, 2011

Photo: ryochiji on flickr

Photo: ryochiji on flickr

Learning how to can your own jams and preserves can be a fun and economical way to save your summer fruits and enjoy them for several months. By canning your own fruits, you know exactly what you are eating and you don’t have to worry about too much sugar or the unhealthy preservatives you might find in some store-bought jams.

If you want to try out canning for the first time, there are only a few things you’ll need and a few things to keep in mind. Read More


Food Language – Food Thoughts with Sheryl Estrada

By mahir | November 18, 2010

Food and language are cultural. So, it’s no wonder many U.S. regions have their own names for certain food and drink. My recent attempt to purchase a sandwich reminded me of this. And, made me think of other examples.

A sub hero.

It all started at the counter of a deli section at a popular supermarket chain in Florida. Read More


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