Plum Jam

Plums. Aren’t they beautiful? I did my first little bit of preserving this week at Good Cheer by cooking up some plum jam. I was a little concerned because the only recipe I had was in weights and I had no scale and no idea how many plums I had, or how much sugar to add so I just made up the whole thing and I must say the results are pretty good. Too bad I won’t be able to replicate it! As I was making the jam I was remembering a book we had when we were little (I wish I could remember the title) about a family that has a plum-tree in their garden that is absolutely overwhelming them with plums. The father begins making jam and uses up every pot, pan, jar and container in the whole house.  Of course, my efforts were not on such a grand scale, but I do have a few jars of plum jam  for the pantry.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under food, making

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s