Organic California orange jam

Citrus fruits used to be a symbol of the Golden State’s prosperity. As said in Los Angeles magazine: “Spanish missionaries in San Diego planted the first California orange trees in 1769, but it wasn’t until the 1870s that an endless belt of groves transformed Los Angeles into what became known as the Orange Empire”. Inspired by this…

Strawberry and pineapple jam

The next jam project was strawberry and pineapple jam. I wanted to use strawberries that were left from strawberry jam that I have made last week. Also, bought some pineapple from Costco ($2.99 a piece). Thus, the cost of this jam should have been lower. The ingredients: – 1 cup of cut strawberries – 1…

Strawberry jam

One of many features of bread maker is jam making option. To prepare nice Saturday breakfast I have decided to make some jam that would go well European style bread. Strawberry jam is my husband’s favorite, thus it was my option for the first batch. I have bought some strawberries in Walmart (were not that…