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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Doing the can-can

Last week I was given around 50lbs of carrots and 3 dozen ears of corn so I had been canning and freezing this past week. I just love the look of the finish product, you know" it"s the fruit of your labor" thing. I was able to can 8 pints of corn and freeze 4 quarts. It's ironic because I'm allergic to corn but "the man of the place" loves it.

Then with the carrots I canned 16 pints, froze grated carrots for carrot cake (enough for 5), and another 3 bags of grated for soup. Then I have 5 bags of chunk pieces for stew.  
Then with some of the remaining carrots I grated them for Carrot Marmalade, canned 12 jars
Then I canned 12 jars of Carrot Cake Jam, now that was really delicious. I found the recipe by googling Carrot Cake Jam. I have more grated carrots so when I get back from Fort Smith I plan on  making more jam. I think the ladies at the 30's club would like this one.

So pretty

Till next time
Kat
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5 comments:

  1. I just love the look of the jars lined up like that! Doesn't it make you feel great?!?! I would love to try the carrot cake jam (never heard of it) and will look up the recipe.

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  2. Carrot Marmalade sounds good enough but Carrot Cake Jam sounds outrageously good!! :)

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  3. Love it! I know you are proud and your canning is beautiful! I always like the way it felt after all of your hard work to look at the beautiful food.

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  4. I have never heard of carrot marmalade! Sounds scrumptious!

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  5. I never heard of carrot marmalade either.

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