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Old 09-21-2010, 01:15 PM   #1
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damn yankees

so my yankee ass boss's wife goes to Michigan or some other region of hell
and comes back with jars of spoon fruit, which they bequest upon me a jar.
Freaking stuff is like heroin, so I go on line to order a case, where upon
I discover it's just as expensive.

10 bucks a jar for a little jar, plus delivery. Anyone ever made any at home?
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Old 09-21-2010, 01:43 PM   #2
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I'll bet Wittdog has made it. How about the company name?
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Old 09-21-2010, 02:50 PM   #3
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http://greekfood.about.com/od/dessertsp ... yssino.htm

Is the spoon fruit you had the same as the link above??
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Old 09-21-2010, 05:36 PM   #4
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it's called American Spoon


http://americanspoon.com/
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Cripes.... It's frickin jelly. Make it yourself!
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Old 09-21-2010, 06:41 PM   #6
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They sell that same stuff down here at craft shows and charge out the azz for it. By you the Ball's canning book and make your own.

I have put up 30 jars of jalapenos and okra that is as good as the rest of them and it was so easy a cave man could do it. And don't worry about all that 'equipment' they tell you to buy either. Improvise. Bottom line, the stuff is hot and you don't need a fancy jar grabber.

Just fiddle with the recipes and make it your own.
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The recipe that Helen posted looks like a keeper!
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Well it actually aint jelly since it got wrote right on the jar its Preserves. Which them who dont watch Martha Stewart would never know the difference.

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Old 09-22-2010, 06:22 AM   #9
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it's not jelly, and similar to preserves but it's basically all fruit
sweetened only with concentrated fruit juices with some
lemon juice in there....you actually spoon out whole
berries....it's waaaay better than jelly...but not 9 dollars
a jar better! It's the kind of thing you want to have but
don't want to pay for, and with Christmas just around the corner,
if you guys were wondering what to get me....
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Re: damn yankees

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it's not jelly, and similar to preserves but it's basically all fruit
sweetened only with concentrated fruit juices with some
lemon juice in there....you actually spoon out whole
berries....it's waaaay better than jelly...but not 9 dollars
a jar better! It's the kind of thing you want to have but
don't want to pay for, and with Christmas just around the corner,
if you guys were wondering what to get me....
A how to book..
I'm with Ron make it yourself
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