Farmersgirl Kitchen

How to make Easy Plum Jam

Plum Jam always reminds me of my maternal grandmother, my gran was a great jam maker, every year she made raspberry, strawberry, and blackcurrant.  However, it is my Gran’s  Plum

How to make Fig and Lime Jam

Fig and Lime Jam recipe is easy to make and works brilliantly as a sweet jam on your breakfast toast and. in my opinion, it’s even better with cheese and

 Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones

The recipe for Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones was inspired by watching Ina Garten (The Barefoot Contessa) make Cranberry and Orange Scones for her husband Jeffrey.  As they are a well

How to make Blackcurrant Jam

This year has been particularly good for blackcurrants in my garden. We had a warm dry spell in early summer when the flowers were pollinated and ‘set’.   Since then

Wisdom for Home Preservers and Spiced Blackberry Jam

When autumn (fall) starts to creep in, it’s definitely time to start preserving the harvest from your garden or the hedgerows.  People have been preserving food since ancient times—evidence shows

We’re Jammin’ – Slow Cooker Challenge Round Up, Aug 2014

The theme for the August Slow Cooker Challenge was ‘Preserves’ and my regular entrants didn’t disappoint.  Sarah from ‘Tales from the Garden Shed’ brought a ray of French sunshine, and

Rhubarb and Ginger Jam

Rhubarb and Ginger Jam is one of the first jams I ever made, it’s absolutely delicious and the perfect way to preserve a glut of rhubarb in the spring and

Pineapple Chilli Jam

This Pineapple Chilli Jam recipe was the result of a supermarket ‘buy one get one free’ offer on pineapples. We ate the first pineapple, but I was away for a few