Nov 17, 2011

This week's marmalade-making didn't quite go as planned. The first batch (made mostly with oranges) didn't set using its own pectin. The second batch with tangerines needed powdered pectin to form a good set. At least I'll be able to use the first batch as "orange sauce".

There are still about a thousand citrus fruits on my neighbor's tree and I'm trying to resist "gleaning" them. My neighbor passed away over two years ago now and the house is still up for sale. His son doesn't seem particularly interested in the trees but I'm sure someone will come along and strip them bare. Hmmm...maybe it's time to preserve tangerine slices.