For those of you who read any amount of preserving sites these days you may have heard of the Tigress Can Jam – there are almost 120 people committing to making 12 batches of preserves over the next 12 months. We’ll be participating and are glad to answer questions and help people along with the process. We also look forward to learning as much as we can from the rest of you participating (formally or informally) so grab some jars and join along.
In the weeks leading to registration, we offered to help by sharing a recipe and a walk-through for the first “secret ingredient.” We’re going to hold on to the details of our preserve of the month (Tigress would like us all to release pictures and posts of the preserves we make for the challenge at the same time and I am most excited for the third week of January) but we’ll post a walk-through of a recipe and the basics of preserving. [Read more...]