The Santa Rosa plum is rich and tangy, with soft flesh and a nice floral character. It’s yellow on the inside and red or purple on the outside. They tend to be smaller than commercially available plums, so require a little more work to make jam.
Guest contributor, Betsy a longtime FSC Food Swapper, shares her favorite violet jelly recipe while also giving some nutritional information and tips & techniques for foraging, cleaning & preparing violets for jelly-making.
The new Ball FreshTECH countertop jam machine is actually a pretty cool appliance. Most of us on this site are way beyond this easy breezy cooker, but it does have its merits. Strawberry Lemon Marmalade is a great combo!