....I should be doin' laundry, or dishes, or cleaning, or cooking, or sewing, or teaching the children or reading the Bible, or any number of other things. I always have these grand ideas and plans, yet somehow, someway, I always end up doing what I shouldn't.
Winter's Reward:20 (2 pint) containers of whole berries
Recipe: Make 1 batch of Sure-Jell Strawberry Jelly and pour over cleaned and washed 18 cups of whole berries. Put into preferred containers, allow to sit out for 24 hours, then freeze. Family Uses: Our favorite fruit salad - 1 container of strawberries, thawed, 1 can pineapple, cut bananas.
Adult Uses: In a blender filled with ice and desired amount of rum, add about half a container of strawberries, and about a third to a half jar of jelly. Blend, and enjoy an absolutely delicious daiquiri.24 and 1/2 pints of freezer jam
I have always made the regular sure-jell recipe and this year decided to try some of the less-sugar added sure-jell. The jars on the right (10 total) are the regular and the jars on the left (14 1/2 total) are the sure-jell in the pink box.
Tonight's Treat: Need to learn to make your own crusts (absolutely worth it!)? Look here for a step by step pictorial lesson.