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Blanco Crabapple Jelly

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Blanco Crabapple ( pyrus ioensis, prairie crabapple) is truly a Texas fruit so jelly made from it is a Texas Jelly since it grows wild only on limestone slopes and creeks in the Edwards Plateau in central Texas. It has … Continue reading

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Mesquite Bean Jelly

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Mesquite trees are found nearly everywhere in Texas. Prior to the settlers there were not nearly as many Mesquite trees as there are today. They are a tough tree that survives the droughts. The Native Americans used the pods to … Continue reading

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Agarita Jelly Recipe

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Agarita (Agarito,Berberis trifoliata, wild currant, or desert holly) is one of my favorite fruit producing bushes. One of the reasons I like it is that it is easy to recognize with its holly-like pointy evergreen gray-blue leaves.  It can grow … Continue reading

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Texas Jelly Making

I have been making jellies all my life but now that I am retired I decided to make jellies that I had never made before.  Then I decided to take this a step beyond by making a goal of making … Continue reading

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