Betwixt and Between

I have one of those personalities that if I’m on a mission it’s full steam ahead or bugger nothing, I really don’t like being bored. Which puts me in a bit of a quandary.

Quite a few of my products are doing really well and people look for me to specifically buy them. That’s fabulous and I thank you from the bottom of my heart…my bond and Eskom are also very appreciative.

Anyway, hubby says I should stick with the selection that I have and just focus on those.

Really?

Make the same few items all the time?

Not gonna happen – and you will all thank me! Taste the stuff – it’s heavenly.
You see, there’s all these gorgeous, glorious fruits that nature has put on a gentle but relatively consistent cycle and they are just begging to be turned into delicious and oh so scrumptious preserves and jams.

Strawberries are in season at the moment and I managed to get my hands on some last week and after pottering around in the kitchen, I bottled what must be some of the most delicious frikken jam I have ever eaten. It’s thick and actually tastes of real strawberries and not that artificial flavouring crap. By the way, do you have any idea how many strawberries you need to make a mere seven bottles? A shit load.  So I shall be restocking to make a few more batches, because this batch has already sold out – from one FB post…

Then there’s bananas. This again was one of those experiments. I didn’t just want to make banana bread, so I spent some time researching and finally came up with a combination of flavours that I thought would work well together. And so the Tropical Jam was created. When you open the bottle, all you smell is tropical fruit. If the thought of lazying on a tropical island appeals to you, but you can only afford the bottle of jam, then this one is for you.

As with everything there those who love and those who hate certain tastes and textures, so this little creation is for those who ABSOLUTELY LOVE BANANAS, COCONUT AND PINEAPPLE. If you don’t like any of those tastes, then don’t sample it. I really won’t be offended.

Then I made guava jam and I swear I heard the angels singing. But listen up retailers…stocking and selling green, under ripe guava’s is a con! They do not ripen!!!

So, to get back to my original betwixtness…I will stick to my regular delicious products, but I will also have seasonal and limited selections of scrumptious jams and preserves, because peaches are coming soon and I have the most incredible recipe for roasted peach jam.  You are going to love it!