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Free apple jelly! And a thermo sensor
Sat 26-Nov-11
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veronica
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I love the smell of cows 🙂 It was one of the things I liked about our stay in the Basque country. Less popular was the fact they they chewed the cud all night in the field outside our bedroom window, and because they were wearing bells, they went clong-clong-clong constantly frown

Sat 26-Nov-11
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ours don't have bells but I can hear them chewing when they are in the field at the back of our house. I love it toook

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Sun 27-Nov-11
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penn
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Hi made apple jelly and put chopped chillies in the apple juice so got very strong chilli jam which my son likes but is too hot for me I wonder what other flavours could go in the jelly. smile

Mon 28-Nov-11
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Hello Penn

I am totally in love now with all the apple jelly flavours I have made this year. The flavours are magic. The redcurrant and apple jelly is delicious (caught hubby spreading it on his toast the other morning) but it works really well in gravies and sauces as well. Your gravy will explode with flavour.

Also adding Thyme is wonderful (lemon is my favourite)

Other great ones are, Rosemary...goes well with lamb and fish

I haven't tried Garlic yet so no idea if that works but can't see why not.

Apple jelly is a great vehicle to carry any sort of flavours.....once you start tho you will be hooked smile

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Tue 29-Nov-11
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Hi mauramac;

 thanks for that, I will try thyme first as I have plenty of that, my rosemary died last winter but I have lots of other herbs to try and loads of black grapes which may mix with apple before they go mouldy. smile

Tue 29-Nov-11
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Ooh black grapes - now what you need is a much more experienced jammer on here to help you with that I think.

You could start a fresh topic and ask specifically about the grapes in case it gets lost in this one.

I bought a steam juicer a few months ago and I love it for extracting juice and I know a lot of people who grow grapes use steamers.

Good Luck and happy jelly making wink

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Wed 30-Nov-11
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Grapes - Hmm, think somewhere else I've commented on grapes, nice tasting, but hard to get a set

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