Saturday, January 17, 2009

I'm Jammin'




Remember the little cherry plum trees I discovered a few weeks back?
Well, I was feeling half-way human a few hours ago and I decided I had better do something with the plums before they all went bad... Or the birds ate them.
So I made one little pot of jam out of about 30 teeny plums.
I couldn't be bothered to actually "can" the jam, so I just filled a yogurt container from last nights dinner.
There's just enough jam for maybe a week - for me and the old guy - so even though I kind of wish I had had more plums, this is really the perfect amount.
I might even see if I can't muster enough energy later today, to make some biscuits to slather this good ol' jam on !
But right now... I'm off for a much needed "nana nap".
Geez, it's hell feeling old.

14 comments:

Kurichan said...

Looks yummy, Kate! All my neighbo(u)rs go into jam-making overdrive this time of year and there's plenty of plum and apricot jam in the neighbo(u)rhood! :-)
I have never tried making jam...one day maybe!

Sherri said...

I remember canning with my Mom. Not to many young people no what that is, I think next time I go visit Bec and Josh I;m gonna steal Mom's canning equiptment...hahaha We all know Bec doesn't know what to do with it...hahaha

Sherri said...

Where's my spell check!!!!! "no" should be "know" geees what a moron I am...hahahahaha

Kathy said...

That jam looks good. Did you make the biscuits to go with it?

Kathy

Treehouse Chef said...

WOW! I am very impressed--I have never made jam. It is on my list of things to do. Hopefully, I will get to make jam this summer. Photos are great!

Treehouse Chef

The Wife said...

Look at you! I've never made jam. Not the domestic type really. Had to do the dishes since hubby's had the flu. OMG!

Neas Nuttiness said...

Biscuits - when you were plastered on tequila, did you go hit one of the sex shops for some Crisco?

Tatersmama said...

Kurichan
Ahhh.. I would LOVE to make some apricot jam, but I think I might make some blueberry jam with the 12 quarts of blueberries I already have in the freezer. Bless the oldguys little blueberry pickin' heart!
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Sherri
I think you could take everything but the microwave, and Bec would be just fine.
Did I ever tell you about the corndogs she nuked? hahaha!
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Kathy, I was too tired at the end of the day, so I just settled for toast for dinner. The jam was delicious though. :)
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Treehouse Chef
Thanks Hun ! It's a lot easier to make than most people think, and well worth the effort. Go for it!
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The Wife
LOL! Well if he's sick, at least there aren't many dishes to do.:)
Does he do the cooking too?
He sounds like my kind of man...haha
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Lib,
Nooooo... of course not.
I stocked up "last" time I went.
*wink*

Robynn's Ravings said...

Okay....how'd I miss your post about you being so sick??!! I am SO sorry and I hope your momma showed up...I'm thinkin' not though, you being down under and all. I hope, since you're making jam, that means you're feeling better.

Thank goodness there aren't more of those things - you'd feel really obligated and, what with being drunk all the time and everything - well, shoot, you'd forget about it anyway. ;-)

I apppreciate your honest feedback about my blog background and I'm still hunting. Now someone says it's gone all white. That's REALLY boring!

joolzmac said...

Hello there

I havew posted the recipe for the Buttermilk scones (I guess you call them biscuits) on my blog. Your cherry plum jam will go very nicely with them....don't forget some gooey whipped cream too!

Have a good one - Joolz

Cathy said...

Hello there
Came to you via Joolz' blog.
Hot today am going to look around and see what you have to say.
Take care
Cathy

Katherine Aucoin said...

Mmmm this looks so sweet and delicious...I would love it on a warm piece of toast tight now!

Nancy M. said...

That is awesome! It look very tasty. I hope you are feeling better!

The W.O.W. factor said...

Oooo fresh jam! I made some raspberry before Christmas from my frozen stash...sent it all home with the kids and forgot to hold one jar back for me!
...quack..slapping myslef across the head!...


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