Done a lot of experimental cooking lately. It's turned out well, so I want to keep track of the recipes, since I will be using them all again later.
First, plums. I managed to get it together and used most of the plum crop this year. I haven't tried the plum chutney I put up (the recipe said to let it sit for a month before using it, so it's still curing), but I did plum sauce and spiced plum jam, both of which have been fabulous. I suspect next year most of the crop will be turned into plum sauce, since I've been going through it like a fiend.( Collapse )
The spiced plum jam smells and tastes like Christmas. It's also lower sugar. It's still got a bunch of sugar, but at least there is less.( Collapse )
And finally, something with another fruit -- raspberries. I wanted raspberry pie and this is what turned out.( Collapse )