Commercially produced jelly is an incredibly cheap and simple food that is readily available at any supermarket. So, you might question why I would suggest that everyone make their own. It is because store bought jelly is...crap. There really is no better descriptor than "crap". Store bought jelly typically includes artificial coloring, high fructose corn... Continue Reading →
Elderberry Jelly or Elderberry Syrup? Jelly? Yes….Jelly!!!
Year's ago, I was discussing jelly making and canning with an elderly woman in Northwest Alabama. When I told her that blackberry jelly was my absolute favorite, she informed me that it was only my favorite because I had never had Elderberry Jelly. I didn't know it until years later, but that woman was right.... Continue Reading →