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Monster Big_Laugh  computer is going so slow, over 20 to load a page Whistle been doing lot,s of resurch ( robingsons sqush now down from 1lt to 850cl Eeek) spent all day re-doing jade room out and loads of pickles foods, washed out over 80 jars ready for jam making making some kiwi jam tomorrow.

Many thanks for asking about me lot,s of love nigel & jade and all the snails about 100+ of them I_am_Hungry

 

 Cheers

 

 

 

24 kiwi fruits, peeled and mashed 

 

175ml (6 fl oz) pineapple juice 

 

4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 

 

3 apples, unpeeled and halved 

 

800g (1 3/4 lb) caster sugar 

 

Preparation method

1.   In a large saucepan, combine mashed kiwi, pineapple juice, lemon juice and apples. Bring to the boil and add the sugar; stir to dissolve, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. 

2.   Remove apples, pour into hot, sterilised jars and seal.

 

PRESERVING KIWIFRUIT

Kiwifruit, an excellent source of vitamin C, is native to southeast Asia. It was originally known

as "Chinese Gooseberries"

There are more than 50 species of kiwifruit.

(Actinidia deliciosa) variety.

Kiwi will keep for several days at room temperature and up to four weeks in the refrigerator. It

can be held for over 10 months commercially.

Kiwi is ripe when you can press the outside with your thumb and it gives to light pressure. If you

apply pressure and the fruit doesn't give at all, it is not ready to eat or preserve. To ripen kiwifruit

quickly, place it in a vented plastic bag with an apple or banana and leave it at room temperature

for a day or two.

Kiwis make great jams, jellies, preserves. They can also be preserved by freezing and drying.

Caution: When working with large quantities of kiwi, wear rubber gloves to avoid irritation to

the skin.

Jams Jellies and Preserves

Kiwi is high in acid and low in pectin. When making jams and jellies, it is best to use recipes

with added pectin. Kiwi can be substituted in your favorite recipes for other high acid, low pectin

fruits such as strawberry, cherry or pineapple.

 

 

 

 

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Oh it is so nice to hear from you again. Magic We have certainly missed you.  Big_Hug  Hope the computer is sorted soon so you will not be absent for so long again.  Love to Jade ( and the snailsWhistle )

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It's very good to see you back with us Nige. Big_Hug  I read that you'd had to give up on the camper van idea, but no doubt something else will turn up for you, I sincerely hope that it does.Magic

I'll try that again!

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Not much left to take apart Cry jade wont let me sell the car Eeek under the thumb all ready Big_Laugh

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So you should be...Wink

I'll try that again!

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Cheers lol, she does let me stay up late thought .

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I think she should knock that on the head, you never know where that might lead.  Is she with you all the time now or just at weekends?

I'll try that again!

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Still weekends Frown but we have lots of fun we had a great weekend she fed the ducks and thay fed me Big_Laugh

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Even so, two days are better than no days.  As you say, you have fun together which I doubt would happen if you were together all the time.  Did you eat wild duck?  Lucky man.

I'll try that again!

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whats this about a camper mutters kept that one quiet MOS

sit down with a cupa and the urge will subside

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I have a lovely recipe for kiwi jam!  Its yummy!

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Hi shelley was it you that said let your barbaroo stand after you cut it to make the jam set better MOS.

sit down with a cupa and the urge will subside

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Nope, that was Green Rosie, in the thread 'Rhubarb Jam Recipe'. Roll_Eyes

I'll try that again!

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thanks TA ime sure my memory is going off. just spotted shelley's tip on putting lemon in to aid setting and got some other info from Joanna too, thers a mind of useful stuff here ,i just wish i could remember most of it , i will have to start writing it down ,until i lose the book there's no hope for me unfortunately Doh

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Nah, it's the way the forum is set, we can't read back on all  recent comments, just the most recent.  It takes me ages to find things if it's 'gone off' for a while.  I suppose that we could bookmark items of interest but mostly I forget to do so.  C'est la vie.

I'll try that again!

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