Thursday, June 19, 2008

I be jammin'

After boo-hooing about the high cost of strawberries this year, dear hubby Coop took a spin around the Amish neighborhood here yesterday and brought home a couple of quarts. :) Seriously he did, this bunch you see below came later. My husband is such a deal maker...he paid $2 a quart for the first ones, all the while trying to deal the nice lady down. She finally told him to come back about 7 PM and she would deal with him on what she had left. He got all these you see below for $1.65 each and everybody was happy!

With all these berries as well as the 15 pounds of bananas, I'll be jammin' for a couple of days...strawberry jam, banana jam, strawberry & banana jam.... Not to mention freezing and/or drying some of the fruit. I'll be up to my elbows today and it's all good!


  1. That is AWESOME! (BUt as far as I am concerned, strawberry anything is one of the best tasting things ever!) You certainly have your delicious work cut out for you! Glad you're back.

  2. Oh, I am so jealous. Some of my happiest memories were making strawberry jam during the summers. We grew TONS of strawberries. I'll be it's going to be so tasty (and smell so nice) at your home!

    Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my posts about my Dad. It really meant a lot to me that so many took an interest in such a personal story!

    Happy Jammin'

  3. Love strawberries - I really want to try and make my own jam this year!

  4. Snap! I make Banana Jam too (have even won a prize with it!) You're the first person I've come across who also makes it. I made a little strawberry jam last week - I'm just waiting to be able to buy a box full (cheap) at the greengrocery warehouse on the edge of our market town.


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