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The Fig Jam is made and ready to go. how it brings back many memories of past. …

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The Fig Jam is made and ready to go. ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐhow it brings back many memories of past. ๐Ÿค”
With the help of Hubby and his Mum at the age of 87 and with her Jam recipe we gave her a back in time memory of when she was always making Jams back on the farm . ๐ŸŒฟ
The Recipe book was given to her as a Xmas Gift by her son (Hubby) in 1972๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ™Œ Our kids would remember her Jams and Preserves. ๐Ÿ˜Š
Itโ€™s been fun making Jam and Chutney this week. ๐Ÿ™Œ
I remember when living on the farm all the fruit and vegetables we would preserve, blanch and freeze when the season was in full swing. ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ‡๐ŸŒ๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒฝ๐ŸŒถ๐Ÿฅ’๐Ÿฅ•it was an endless production line but when it was all done and dusted to see the Pantry and Freezers full of produce for the family made the effort so enjoyable. ๐ŸฅฐIt truly made life a lot easier as we lived quiet a distance from shops and having a fresh supply ready for those busy times when work , school and sport.
Growing herbs, fruit , vegetables fresh eggs and our own meat supply. ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ
Wow they were truly busy times.
The original recipe came from The C.W.A Cookery Book and Household Hints 27th Edition published 1971 – ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ
Fig Jam Recipe
6lb Figs
1/2 pint water
1 cup vinegar
4 lb sugar
Skin and stem the fruit. Make a syrup of sugar, water and vinegar. When boiling , drop in the cut up figs. If conserve is desired, put the figs in whole. Simmer slowly for 3 hours.
Bottle jam into sterilised Jars. ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ
Today we altered the main recipe as not to use as much sugar.
Updated version
4.4 lb Figs Quartered
2lbs Sugar
1 Lemon sliced
3/4 cup vinegar
1/3 cup water
Process the same all ingredients in and cook for 3 hours.
Hope you enjoy this recipe and have a wonderful weekend. ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š
@dozzaskitchen .

16 thoughts on “The Fig Jam is made and ready to go. how it brings back many memories of past. …

  1. So delicious๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ the homemade jam is the best!!!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ have a wonderful weekend darling ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

  2. ๐Ÿ˜Beautiful memories! Fig jam is amazing and is one of my childhood memories …. but back then my mom was picking the insanely sweet fig from the fig trees in our garden. Now I canโ€™t find any good fig where I live

  3. Looks delicious Dori๐Ÿ˜. We donโ€™t have many fresh figs available but if I see French figs I ยดll give it a go. Thank you for the recipe โค๏ธ๐ŸŒบโค๏ธ

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