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RE: Lazy weekend


No, but I love pumpkin.  It sounds great!

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Bonnie Holmes
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 4:36 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Lazy weekend

Have you ever made pumpkin butter?  I have a wonderful recipe.


> [Original Message]
> From: Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 7/26/2006 1:02:50 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Lazy weekend
>
> Bonnie: The recipes are often included in the packages of liquid 
> pectin that you can buy. No more paraffin thank goodness...the rubber 
> seals on new lids are all you need. Look up stuff on your local 
> extension service website...loads of great info. I canned multiple 
> batches of cherry jam and cherries in June...next I'll be moving on to 
> the plums and apples when they're ready. Can't wait for the apple butter
I'm going to make!
> Yummy!!!
>
>
>
> Melody
> Hills, IA  zone 5
>
> Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of 
> this
world!
>
>  --- On Tue 07/25, Bonnie & Bill Morgan < wmorgan972@ameritech.net >
wrote:
> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan [mailto: wmorgan972@ameritech.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 14:28:22 -0400
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Lazy weekend
>
> I used to help mother make grape jelly until about 20 years ago. She 
> used<br>to use pectin and seal with paraffin, if I remember right. But 
> I sure don't<br>remember the proportions. I think I have her old 
> strainer in the basement,<br>too.<br><br>Cyndi if you have a current 
> jelly recipe I can use for canning plum jam or<br>jelly, I'd 
> appreciate it.<br><br>Blessings,<br>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 
> 5)<br><br>Blessings,<br>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) <br><br>-----Original
> Message-----<br>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net 
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf<br>Of Judy
> Browning<br>Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 12:17 AM<br>To:
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lazy weekend<br><br>Cyndi, 
> you should send Bonnie the canning info I couldn't find for 
> her<br>plums! I haven't canned jam for 20 years.<br>Judy B<br>----- 
> Original Message -----<br>From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT"
> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
> Monday, July 24, 2006 7:57
>
> AM<br>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Lazy weekend<br><br><br>> All of those! I 
> can tomato sauce, salsa, whole tomatoes, various other <br>> tomato 
> products, green beans, pickles of various veggies, and then <br>> 
> there's the jams & jellies; I dry tomatoes and make fruit leather; I 
> <br>> freeze corn (when we grow it), peas, peppers, and melon. Keeping 
> <br>> onions is a problem though, they don't preserve well. We're 
> talking <br>> about buying a cheap fridge to keep in the garage.<br>> 
> This year I've only managed 3 batches of jam. But I wanted to cut 
> <br>> back, after all. I deliberately didn't do many green beans, and 
> the <br>> tomatoes are not doing all that well (too hot too early) - 
> so while I <br>> will have enough to make a few jars of this n' that, 
> I don't have 90 <br>> pounds of anything to deal with.<br>><br>> 
> Cyndi<br>><br>> -----Original Message-----<br>> From:
> owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On <br>> 
> Behalf Of james singer<br>> Sent: Sunday, July
>
> 23, 2006 12:31 PM<br>> To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Subject: Re: 
> [CHAT] Lazy weekend<br>><br>> Question, Cyndi--<br>><br>> How do you 
> preserve your garden's bounty--can, freeze, dehydrate?<br>><br>> On 
> Jul 23, 2006, at 3:18 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT 
> wrote:<br>><br>>> Temperature is in the hundreds again for the weekend 
> and I am, as <br>>> they say, not doing jack. I picked zucchini, okra, 
> and tomatoes <br>>> yesterday morning, pulled a couple weeds, and that 
> was it. Today I <br>>> went out just to see what was up and something 
> bit me on the thigh - <br>>> probably an ant, since I was sitting on 
> the ground in a shady spot. <br>>> My whole thigh hurts like anything, 
> I ended up taking an <br>>> antihistamine hoping it would help. You'd 
> think I'd know better than <br>>> to sit outside wearing shorts, but 
> apparently not.<br>>> I decided not to go hiking yesterday morning and 
> my friend called <br>>> last night hoping I'd go today. Don't think 
> so, I said and then she
>
> <br>>> admitted it was over 90 when they went yesterday morning at 6 am.
> She <br>>> has this enormous Alaskan malamute and I told her it was 
> insane to <br>>> take him into the hills in this kind of heat. I think 
> she actually <br>>> listened.<br>>> A thunderstorm moved in yesterday 
> afternoon and muttered at us for an <br>>> hour or so, but no rain. At 
> least the temps dropped into the high 90s <br>>> while the cloud cover 
> was there. Maybe we'll get it again today, but <br>>> so far it's 
> clear.<br>>> I have a lot of preserving to get done for my fair 
> entries but I just <br>>> can't bring myself to get into the kitchen. 
> Gaah. I may have to take <br>>> a couple days off to get it done, my 
> time window is shrinking rather <br>>> dramatically.<br>>> So in the 
> end I'm managing only to read a few books and check the <br>>> 
> computer.<br>>> I feel like the wicked witch..."I'm melting! I'm 
> melting!". I LIKE <br>>> the heat, but this is excessive.<br>>><br>>> 
> Cyndi<br>>><br>>>
>
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