This past weekend, I ordered 40 lbs of Strawberries for 60 dollars. I wanted to prepare them over the weekend, but sick babies negated that plan. So today, armed with the help of the children, I set to work.
We washed, hulled, and mashed 36 lbs of Strawberries in a few short hours. It's amazing what team work can do!
With all the preparation done we made;
- 4 quarts, 4 pints and 4 half-pints of Strawberry Syrup
- 9 pints of Strawberry Jam
Since I ran out of lids, we stopped there and cleaned up the kitchen for the day leaving 1.5 gallons of Strawberry puree in the fridge awaiting to be used in other recipes. I'm looking at;