Already made enough jam? Try these two less-common ways to preserve plums. Prunes are an easy dehydrator project. Umeboshi is a Japanese pickled plum that is a bit more involved, but mouthwateringly tart and salty.
If you've got a backyard, a driveway, or a city park near you, then you've got edible and medicinal plantain. No relation to the banana-like plant with the same name, here's how to turn this plantain into tasty chips.