Sand plum jelly is made by cooking the fruit until it is soft and then straining the juice. The juice is then boiled with sugar until it thickens into a jelly. Sand plum jelly is a popular spread for toast, biscuits, and pancakes. It can also be used to make pies, jams, and other desserts.
Canning is done to preserve food.
A garnish of fresh dill is ideal for this very easy pickled cucumber salad. Sprinkle chopped fresh dill just before serving.
A hint of spice gives a delightfully zesty taste to the fruit.
Great with leftover turkey or roast chicken, or to accompany a plain poached chicken.
A simple recipe for a banana and walnut preserve with a distinctive flavor to spread on toast or bread rolls.
Making jams at home is a rewarding process. This is the way to preserve the flavor of spring, canned or frozen, to bring it back later.