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Monkells's Journal

Monkells's Journal

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Just call me Mother Earth!!!

22 August 2010 10:14:43
First  attempt at Blackberry Jam

First attempt at Blackberry Jam

Went out yesterdy for an hour around the green and picked Blackberries. Got 4kg of them with no bother. Seems to be a bumper crop this year. I wonder does that mean we are in for another hard winter?

Anyway, I then picked some apples from my apple tree and made Blackberry and Apple pies and Jam.  This is my first attempt at Blackberry jam and I am really pleased with the results.  Can't get much more organic then that LOL :-)


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fran m fran m 22 August 2010 14:05:10

Well done you, enjoy.


Periwinkle Periwinkle 22 August 2010 16:08:51

Funny, when on a walk tis am I was noticing the blackberries are ripening and making a not to pick some. Well done!


J.D. J.D. 22 August 2010 18:54:29

I am just drooling looking at that. Well done. And enoy every mouthful.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 22 August 2010 22:27:41

Yummy not ready for picking here yet.


Sallykinos Sallykinos 23 August 2010 00:19:38

Sounds good.  Ours are not ripening up in the lane yet, Dog likes them too so she eats more than I pick.


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