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When making jams here on the farm, we like to use "no pectin" recipes. We do this for a few reasons. The first being, is that we like to keep the process as natural as possible -- fruits naturally have pectin, some having higher levels than others. Pectin is what helps to thicken the jams, preserves, jellies when cooking the fruits. The second reason we use a "no pectin" recipe is that the sugar content is usually reduced, making it a little more healthier. The third reason should be obvious,
I love this time of the year as spring is right around the corner and we will soon enjoy many different kinds of beautiful blooms. We are now in March and our citrus trees are getting ready for their next season of fruit. While we are still enjoying grapefruits, lemons and oranges that came from our trees, they are now covered with buds that will soon open into beautiful fragrant little flowers that will eventually produce a tree covered with tiny fruit. When the buds open, I love to sit out in
Happy Monday! So we have been gathering oranges, lemons and grapefruits from our trees since last month. Wait, what, you grow citrus trees?? Yes we do, even with living in North Carolina. Our citrus trees are not planted in an orchard. We keep them in very very large pots that are kept outside during the warm sunny months and we bring them into our greenhouse during the cold winter months. We keep them warm and provide sunlike full spectrum grow lights to keep them growing and producing fruit. S
Many of the meals we prepare here on the farm use fruits and veggies we grow right here. We are always baking, canning, cooking or freezing in our kitchen. Many times I post the daily happenings of the farm on our Facebook farm page. When we post something we made in our kitchen, we always have family, friends and customers asking us for the recipe. This blog is dedicated to them. We hope you willvisit our site often and try out some of the recipes.