Sunday, 15 July 2007

The fruits of our labours


Left to right gratuitous french beans, apricot jam, apricot pie filling, apricot chutney

9 comments:

Debra in France said...

It all looks fab, well done. How have made the pie filling and how long will it last in jars? I will have a glut of apples later in the year and could do the same.

Kitt said...

Is it still cool there? I can't imagine canning here right now. Bravo on the productivity. How very satisfying that must be.

Mangonel said...

What lovely elbows you have!

Karen said...

Debra the pie filling is just the fruit, sugar and some lemon juice should keep assuming I have a good seal you can add stuff to thicken it up but I thought I'd do that when I made the pies I'll fill you in on the details next time I see you

Kitt no it's warmed up nicely about 30 degrees now but the house is comparatively cool due to the 2 foot thick stone walls

Mangonel Thank you they really are my best feature although I also have a left shoulder blade that is a miracle of loveliness :)

Mousie said...

hello girls, here's the French Mousie!!!found you through "la ferme de Sorrou"...
very happy to meet you...
i made jam using half apricots, half oranges, sugar and spices...visit my village it's called Plumpiemousie, and Alexiabeille makes nice jam...
a pleasure to read you ...I'll come back...Mousie

Karen said...

Hello Mousie thanks for dropping by that jam sounds really good

Adekun said...

Just a quick well done. Hoping to make some chutney myself.

Karen said...

thank you Adekun

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