Just one of the many edible wild berries available across North America at this time of year, chokecherries are rich in nutrients, flavour and colour. Here is a simple recipe to try them out for yourself.
Old-school style beach plum jelly is made without any added pectin. When gathering them in the wild make sure to include some under-ripe berries. A long simmer makes for a good strong set. It's a sticky jelly with a good puckery punch.
This lightly spiced peach jelly tastes like peach cobbler in a jar. Use your peaches in your favorite recipes and then make this jelly with the peels. It is a great way to make something tasty out of something you were going to discard.