I spent some time last weekend making jelly. My kids love the clean mouthfeel of homemade jelly. I accredit the white sugar; corn syrup in store jelly is so…..clingy feeling. It’s not the opposite of clean, it’s not dirty, just annoyingly clingy. Like you have to brush your tongue when you finish.
Tips I learned this weekend to make home canning go smoothly:
- have friends over to join you
- fill and start heating the water baths a couple hours before you need them
- use one canner to keep the jars hot; use the other for processing
- juicing in a crock pot works great
- I don’t own a potato masher!
It’s time for the Frugal Tuesday Tip!
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I agree about the store bought jelly being clingy! Though I’ve never tried homemade…I’ll have to get on it.
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