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Removing Jar labels

Removing Jar labels

Removing Jar labels - a better way One thing that jam makers are very good at is finding jars to use to make their jams.  Whether it is getting them from friends or the local op-shop, there is always one little problem that has to be dealt with.  Removing the label...

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How to jar jam – without a funnel

How to jar jam – without a funnel

Transferring the jam into your jars. Transferring the jam into the jars - sounds easy when your Mum is on hand to show you how. This how my Mum showed me how to get the jam into the jars. What do I use to Transfer Hot Jam? I was lucky when I first started making jam...

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The right Cherry Pitter for Jam Making

The right Cherry Pitter for Jam Making

How a Cherry Pitter changed my Jam Making. Pitting cherries for Cherry Jam can be a chore but I have found the right Cherry Pitter for jam making.  The mess can be greatly reduced and pain is zero. Why do I make Cherry Jam? My parents live in Wagga Wagga NSW, which is...

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Why and how of Green Tomato Pickles

Why and how of Green Tomato Pickles

The why and how of Green Tomato Pickles My red tomatoes become Tomato Relish. At the end of tomato growing season, there are always tomatoes that do not ripen and go red. The green tomatoes become Green Tomato Pickles. This Green Tomato Pickles Recipe is a welcome...

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Have you tried a Yoghurt Scone recipe?

Have you tried a Yoghurt Scone recipe?

Yoghurt scones - a refreshing change I love a classic scone. The simplicity of the three ingredients never ceases to amaze me and memories of another time flood back when I make them. Sarah Jade, the 30 something daughter of a friend, decided we needed a bit of a...

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Wendy’s Crafts COVID-19 Update

Wendy’s Crafts COVID-19 Update

Wendy's Crafts COVID-19 Update Wendy's Crafts COVID-19 precautions will stay in place indefinitely.  Supply of Wendy's Jams through the Markets will respond quickly to any "Hot Spot" directions from the NSW Health Department. Keep an eye on the Wendy's Crafts Facebook...

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New Online Shop for Wendy’s Crafts

New Online Shop for Wendy’s Crafts

New Online shop for Wendy's Crafts Wendy has pivoted her Homemade Jams enterprise to include a new online shop for Wendy's Crafts. There has been much wrangling and hair pulling in order to launch a basic Online Shop. It is now easily accessible on this this Wendy's...

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Making Wendy’s Tomato Relish

Making Wendy’s Tomato Relish

Making Wendy's Tomato Relish We thought it was time to share some interesting insights into the making of Wendy's Tomato relish. There are quite a few steps in the process that leads to the ever popular Tomato Relish. For those who are hoping to learn what secret...

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