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Old 07-12-2014, 12:59 PM   #53
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Default Re: Summer Canning 2014

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Originally Posted by kklibrarian View Post
You can wash, stem, and check your berries and then grind them up if you prefer. I like to soften mine a bit on the stove after I've washed and stemmed and then use my food mill. It's totally your preference there. Once they are converted into pulp, I add about 2-to 3 cups of sugar and/or honey depending on the sweetness of the berries. You can cook it in the crockpot for several hours on low or on top of the stove for 30-45 minutes. If you do stovetop though, you have to stay close so that it doesn't scorch.
Thanks! I'm going to try the slow cooker. I'd love to use honey, but I think that would almost wipe out my jar and it's $16 a jar, so....nope....
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