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Strawberry Guava Jam

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Strawberry Guava (Psidium cattleianum) or in Spanish arazá Strawberry Guava is a small red fruit resembling tiny pomegranates that grows on a small tree (up to 25 feet tall but usually much smaller). There is also a yellow variety called Lemon … Continue reading

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Firey Red Hot Chile Pequin Jelly (With Pyracantha and Loquat)

Chile Pequin Jelly from chile pequins ( Capsicum annuum glabrisculum , bird peppers, turkey pepper, or chile de monte. In Texas if you want a genuine hot sauce or pico de gallo you definitely are wanting to use chile pequin … 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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Cantaloupe Jam

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Talk about a jam that practically no one has ever tasted before. I don’t understand why this isn’t on the grocery store shelf since it is a common fruit. Cantaloupe has a distinctive flavor and that flavor carries over well … Continue reading

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Anacua Jelly

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Anacua, sand paper tree,  is a medium sized tree that has white flowers in the spring followed by yellow-orange  fruit in May. This tree grows from Mexico to Austin. It is found growing in much of the downtown area of … Continue reading

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Tomato Jelly

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Tomato Jelly did not sound to me as if it would be a big hit at my house but I decided to give it a try, none-the-less. I gathered up a bunch of tomatoes from my garden, quartered them (8 … Continue reading

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