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Preserving Fresh Fruit

Photo courtesy of Ten Speed Press.Whether you grow your own fruit or purchase it at the local farmers market, now is the time to preserve that delicious flavor so you can enjoy it all year long. Following are a few recipes you and your family are sure to enjoy.RecipesGolden Mango and Lemon ...

Golden Mango and Lemon Chutney Recipe

Golden Mango and Lemon Chutney. Photo by Ed Anderson.This is a pretty, glowing, golden chutney. It’s good with seafood because it’s bright and tart, and it has a nice lemony kick. Don’t substitute brown sugar for the granulated sugar if you want to keep the golden hue of the fruit in ...

Apricots in Fragrant Syrup Recipe

Apricots in Fragrant Syrup. Photo by Ed Anderson.Why bother preserving your own when you can buy canned fruit in plain sugar syrup? Because you can create a distinctive syrup that shows off the fruit to its best advantage. Apricots are delicate, and cook quickly. Most recipes call for cooking ...

Fuyu Persimmon Preserves

We have a Fuyu persimmon tree that our best friends gifted to us when we moved in here and it was a pretty big tree when they gave it to us. It was about 3 feet tall at the time and it turns out that it loves the climate here! After 2 years it is now a 12 foot tree and laden with ...

Easy, Low-Sugar Peach Jam Recipe

I'm pre-diabetic, but I still like sweet foods once in a while. The following recipe uses very little sugar, and it's super tasty. When you spread it on toast, for example, it tastes like peach pie. Ingredients:• 4 cups chopped fruit (about 3 lb. fully ripe peaches; I use freestone peaches, ...

Egg Butter Enjoyed in Place of Fruit Preserves

When ingredients for fruit preserves were scarce in early days, many a family enjoyed Egg Butter. My grandma lived to be 100 years old. This is her recipe."Bring to boil one pint of sorghum. Have ready two well-beaten eggs. Add a bit of nutmeg or cinnamon to the sorghum and stir in the eggs, ...

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