Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Thursday 4 July 2013

And a good days work it was....

Except that it turned into two days work. But it sure was worth it. There are a total of 3 pints and 17 half pints of jam here. Eight of the half pints are a strawberry/orange combination, and the rest are plain ordinary but yummy strawberry jam. And from doing all this I have found that the way our kitchen is designed is perfect. There was a minimum of steps involved in doing this. All I had to do was turn and I could reach all the work surfaces. I loved our kitchen before, and now I for sure love it, because it works. This was the true test.

I also made a Strawberry Rhubarb Crunch which was a definite hit. Between the 2 of us, and Matt and Becca, there isn't any left. And then, there is a batch of Strawberry ice cream and a batch of strawberry frozen yogurt. There was enough of each of those to divide up into a 1 litre container each for Scott and I and Matt and Becca. It's a good thing we have them to help us eat all this stuff, or Scott and I would be as big as houses. LOL! So, now that all that is done, I can get back to working on quilts, at least until raspberries come into season. And then there's blueberries to do. By the end of the summer the cold room will be full of lots of yummy sweet jams.


  1. It all looks and sounds wonderful!

  2. Looks tasty! You must have an abundance of strawberries. When I first saw the pic I thought it was pepper jelly. I have so far made 3 batches of it and our Cayennes haven't given up yet :)

  3. If you're interested in making black raspberry jam, I can supply you with the berries! I've done the Orangeberry jam this year too - it's one of our all-time faves!


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