Wednesday, September 24, 2008

preserving summer: blackberry jam

hey! i did it! 3 1/2 pints of blackberry jam. all the jars made their little "thwink!" noises and i can't press down on the top, which should mean we probably won't die when we eat it. i'm not sure if it really jelled (or jammed, maybe), but i don't think i'll care when we have summery blackberry delicious goo in the winter. who isn't down with goo? the 1/2 full jar will be opened tomorrow, so we'll see. maybe, if i'm feeling ambitious, we can have biscuits and jam in the morning. oooh yeah. next: more fruit leather, after the next store run. jam uses up a LOT of sugar.

4 comments:

Megan said...

so jealous! i want to try some biscuits and jam!

maggie said...

YUM oh this looks lovely. I have never made jarred jams (just freezer) since I'm afraid of the whole business...but I would love to have these in my pantry. Nice work.

kelley said...

megan, you can come over for biscuits and jam sometime. dude.

thanks, maggie! it is an intimidating undertaking, especially the first time, but really not bad if you're organized. and if your mom lends you all the stuff you need.

Amanda said...

Oh they looks SOOOO good!!