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  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Lingonberry Mandarin Marmalade
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    The Bumpy Road to Being in Business

    In the three years since I started writing about jam and preserves, this is the longest I’ve gone without posting anything here — three months. I’m mostly taking a winter’s rest from…