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    Nectarine Jam

    Over the years, I’ve read many lists of tips for bloggers. One tip that stuck with me is “Don’t apologize if you haven’t posted for a while.” I agree. It would feel…

  • Apricot Jam With Almond Extract
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    Bee House Apricot Jam

    It’s been a long time since I posted here. So long that I forgot one of the main reasons I started this blog, which was to keep track of jam recipes when…

  • Grapefruit jam or marmalade sweetened with honey
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    Grapefruit Honey Jam

    At this time of year, citrus is rolling all over the Internet. Lately, I’ve seen lemons, blood oranges, and lots of kumquats. I thought I’d better get my act together and write up this recipe…

  • Honey Sweetened Apricot Jam | Hitchhiking to Heaven
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    Honey-Sweetened Apricot Jam

    The other day I spent hours working on an apricot thing that turned out terribly. It happens to everyone with a recipe blog: You get what you think is a great idea…

  • Meyer Lemon Honey Mint Jam | Hitchhiking to Heaven
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    Meyer Lemon Jam with Mint and Honey

    My neighbor Joanne got three new hens: Cairo, Dubai, and Pauline. Joanne is getting ready to move and had sworn off new chickens, but when she saw these three babies getting trampled…

  • Bergamot Honey Syrup | Hitchhiking to Heaven
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    Bergamot Honey Syrup

    A couple weeks ago, I got hold of my very first bergamots. Is it worth noting that spell check wants me to replace “bergamots” with “flabbergasts”?  Bergamots are, in many ways, a…

  • Citrus Aigre-Doux | Hitchhiking to Heaven
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    Citrus Aigre-Doux with Honey

    The Rangpur limes are here. My mother’s tree was not as productive as last year, yielding 40 pounds of fruit instead of 100. But that’s still a lot of Rangpur limes. I…

  • Tiny jam: strawberry, rhubarb, lime & a touch of honey
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    What’s That in Your Pectin?

    A mystic is someone who wants to understand the universe, but is too lazy to study physics. ~ Anonymous I recently stumbled across that quote and thought, well, that’s true for me.…