A South Dakota Mom of five, trying to find sanity in quilting. Which in fact makes her more crazy...
Famous in a small town...Yep, thats me!
Finding myself in a super duper small town in the middle of nowhere!
Friday, October 8, 2010
"There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat." Ralph Waldo Emerson
Handy Dandy Corer/Slicer
Soaking in Lemon Water...
Zesting the Lime
Bringing to a boil
Filling the cute lil jars
I beg to differ! Yesterday a friend of mine gave me two huge bags of pears! Don't get me wrong I love fresh ripe pears, but two bags was toooo much for us to eat! Let the canning begin....again! I found a recipe for Ginger Pear Preserves. I love ginger! And honestly I am in the mood for a "grown up" jam. I did not have fresh ginger root, what a shame I tell ya! So I used ground ginger. The taste of this jam is heavenly, after all pears are the fruit of the gods. I was a little hesitant about making jam, the first time I made it I caramelized the sugar it was hard as a rock and I had to throw out the jars and all! So this time I was determined to do it right. Amazing, super good, and a very nice treat.
I am a mother of five lovely children who drive me nuts the majority of the time! I am not "officially" married but after all the years and all the kids...WHO CARES! I love quilting! I enjoying reading books by Richard Paul Evans. I have an obsession with fabric...shhh! Dont tell anyone!