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Re: Lazy weekend

Sooo- type it up for us- we want "The Wonderful Pumpkin Butter" recipe too!


Bonnie Holmes wrote:
> 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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