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.
I hit the jackpot a few weeks ago at the Whole Foods annual peach sale, where I bought a 25-pound box of Georgia peaches. After making peach jelly, peach mustard, peach jam, and peach butter, I decided to make peach chutney with figs.
Our family's go-to canned salsa. We make as much as we can (sorry, bad pun) and enjoy it all year long! By adding the peaches late in the process they retain their shape and make the salsa look very nice in jars!
Canning the tomato base ahead during the peak of tomatoe season makes serving this soup delicious and easy. Just create a basic cream broth, pour in the tomato base and you have a delicious winter soup on a cold winter day.
This recipe lacks modern additives and preservatives, making it both delicious and healthy. The word exquisite doesn't usually describe ketchup, until you taste homemade ketchup. Suddenly, you'll start dreaming about what all you can slather it on...