Caroline Stoner's Profile
So, I had these extra strawberries. When I say extra, I mean about 20 pounds extra. It was the end of a busy season at work (a catering company), and I had to find something to do with them. They weren't lovely, and they weren't going to last another day. With a little help from the internet, I made my first batch of strawberry orange cinnamon jam. I was hooked. I started "accidentally" ordering extra berries so that I would just HAVE to make jam from them or they would go to waste. I started playing with flavors, making jam at home, failing miserably, and nearly DEVOURING books on preserving. It was a sticky time in my life.
With all that jam, a tiny little dream was born. Perhaps I could start my own business, selling jams and jellies, and other things of that ilk (I hope to eventually add pickled vegetables, but that requires a bit more licensing). I started…
- Born on August 4
- Joined October 29, 2011