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answered How do you shell groundnuts (peanuts) without breaking their kernels?
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accepted New to jam making - do I need to can?
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comment New to jam making - do I need to can?
@KateGregory - thank you for explaining what it is. unfortunately, it is not available here in supermarkets. I saw it online at a wholesaler that sells it by an amount that would be enough pectin for 10 of my lifetimes. :)
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comment New to jam making - do I need to can?
@talon8 - thanks for the recipe.
Feb
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comment New to jam making - do I need to can?
@jwenting - thanks! :) turks are indeed born with a sweet tooth but since my childhood I've never been into turkish desserts (I'd refuse to eat baklava when I was a kid). give me a fruit pie that's not so sweet and I am good to go :)
Jan
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comment New to jam making - do I need to can?
Thanks. The major reason I want to avoid canning is the unavailability of the tools and the kinds of jars needed. The freezer jam recipe calls for pectin which is not available easily either, do you think I can freeze without the pectin too?
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comment New to jam making - do I need to can?
Thanks a lot - maybe this is the reason all of the jam recipes in Turkish I have seen so far are at least 1:1 ratio. Which beats the point a little for me because I find most jams here too sweet and would like to make lower sugar versions.
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revised New to jam making - do I need to can?
added explanation of what I mean by canning
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comment New to jam making - do I need to can?
Maybe I need to clarify in my question as well - I am talking about the canning process here: pubs.ext.vt.edu/348/348-594/348-594.html
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asked New to jam making - do I need to can?