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Roselle Jelly

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Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa, flor de Jamaica,  rosella, Chaye-Torosh in Iran,  karkade  in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan,  Florida cranberry, Jamaica sorrel and chin baung in Burma. I had not planned on making jelly this week. I had spent time at … Continue reading

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Texas Pyracantha Jelly

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Pyracantha Jelly from Pyracantha coccinea (firethorn, scarlet firethorn Rosaceae -rose Family-) Once you have seen a pyracantha bush you will not mistake it for anything else. The colorful orange-red berries stab at the sky and leave you breathless. They advertise … Continue reading

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Elderberry Jelly

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Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis, American Elder) makes a beautiful dark purple jelly. The plant is a tall shrub (up to 20 feet tall) that can be found in much of the eastern half of Texas. It grows along permanent rivers and … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Jelly

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Pomegranates (granadas) in Texas can be traced to the early Spanish Missions. They do well in our hot dry climate and tolerate the alkaline soil.  I find that my pomegranate bushes do well without much additional water, even in a … Continue reading

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Mustang Grape Jelly and Jam

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Mustang Grape Jelly is definitely a Texas Jelly. While there are a total of 14 wild types of grape in Texas, the jelly I have made is from Mustang Grapes, which is the most common grape in the eastern half … Continue reading

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