… of strawberries in the garden at the moment. Time for jam. Jam making still gives me stress - is the pan large enough? How long shall I let it boil? Will I ever get the hang of 'setting point'?
I have a friend to help me in this thermometer (thank you DD) which will tell me whether the temperature for the setting point has been reached. The instructions for using this thermometer are crystal clear - well maybe not but I can manage 'off 'and 'on'. So, jars duly sterilised (more stress), thermometer at the ready, off I went ...
.. and produced a whole two and a half jars of jam. It's set as well. Go me! Well that's the lot for this year.
There's also a lot of flowers in the front garden so I cut a few for the table. Now that's relieved my stress.
I've just been out in the back garden again and ...
there's an awful lot of strawberries ready again!