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Post: # 271028Post boboff »

Just cleared out the fruit from the Freezer and made 60lb of Jam this morning. Very happy boy, slightly knackered.

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Post: # 271029Post The Riff-Raff Element »

60 lb! Never going to be short of something to put on a scone in your house.

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Post: # 271030Post Maykal »

The Riff-Raff Element wrote:60 lb! Never going to be short of something to put on a scone in your house.
More likely to put on a stone with all that jam!

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Maykal wrote:
The Riff-Raff Element wrote:60 lb! Never going to be short of something to put on a scone in your house.
More likely to put on a stone with all that jam!
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Post: # 271033Post wabbit955 »

used to make all my excess fruit into jam
but can never get though it so gone over to making into wine

hehe more fun try to get though it
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Post: # 271034Post boboff »

I have been resisting Wabbit, as I have cupboards of the stuff, but I needed the space in the Freezer. I am good at making Jam, my wine however is 'ORRIBLE!!

This year I am going to IQF as much fruit as I can so I can bag it up, and eat it normally. This year I cooked it and froze it.

Hey Ho we live and learn.... I don't eat much Jam either, but this year I have "paid for" about 12 tonnes of chippin' and 6 tonnes of logs with Jam, so that side is ok!
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Post: # 271037Post diggernotdreamer »

you should change your handle to bobmarleyoff now you is jammin

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Post: # 271199Post clare »

You should sell some to buy some wine!!!I get £2 a jar for mine.I know they say its a minefield of red tape but I have never had a problem selling a few jars here and there, especially at craft fayres it's a real winner.
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Post: # 271200Post Millymollymandy »

I thought this was going to be a music thread!

Now I'll be singing Bob Marley all afternoon. :iconbiggrin:
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Post: # 271214Post Teadrinking »

6 tonnes of logs for jam. That's a pretty good deal! Thats some bartering Id like to get into.

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Post: # 271221Post boboff »

I Know.. The fuller story is they were working up the road and I stopped and asked for the chipping to use as a mulch, they said ok, I gave them Jam, they asked if I needed any wood, I said yes, they came again a couple of months later with more of both, and they got more Jam ( The lady in the office liked it!) It's just showing your grateful with something other than cash, like the good old days!

I love it, and they enjoy it too, I think most people can remember an Aunt or Gran who did the same thing.

I have tried selling it, but it's a fag!
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Post: # 271228Post Mrs Moustoir »

It is great to here about your bartering success. I don't think the Frogs in our bit of Brittany would go for anything less than alcohol for bartering purposes. The accepted currency is a bottle of Scotch or maybe Bush Mills :( and even then, no-one gives away precious wood.

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Post: # 271229Post thethriftysquirrels »

I had a huge amount of raspberries in the freezer so I have done exactly the same! I made a big batch of rasperry jelly but because that seems so wasteful I then squeezed the pulp in the muslin into another pan and made half as many jars again of raspberry jam :iconbiggrin:

I did keep some berries back though and have made my first batch of raspberry wine...no idea what that is going to taste like :drunken:

Great idea to barter with these things...I'll have to look into that!

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