Monday, September 9, 2013

Plum Chutney


First attempt at canning in a very long time.....Diced up 16 cups of backyard plums and added 3 cups brown sugar, 3 cups of white vinegar, 2 cups of raisins, 1 cup chopped onion, 2 T. mustard seeds, 2 t. ground ginger and 1 t. salt. 

16 cups of chopped plums

What it all looked like before boiling




After a while of boiling
(12) half pints and (7) 1/4 pints



Sunday, September 8, 2013

Plum Orange Jelly

Picked a bunch of plums from our tree yesterday....I have tons left but made 5 jars of plum orange jelly today.  First time.  Hope I did it right and don't food poison anyone :)  Still have a whole bunch left.....plum chutney tomorrow.