Jammin’ a la Aunty Lorraine

There are brambles to the side of Project Othello that have been chopped back a bit. There are not many folks on the site who pick them, but today I jointed another plot person to pick some. The plan was to make Aunty Lorraine’s blackberry jam:

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So we found about a 1lb of blackberries . Braving the brambles and the thorns.

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And the wrestled with the recipe. I don’t have a jam thermometer, so had to the saucer test where it actually set immediately.

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As lovely as it is, some of it has set like concrete. Will have to try again!

Yours in anticipation,

Horticultural Hobbit

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