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Pomegranate Jelly

Pomegranate harvested from our tree, pottery by Lisa's daughterWe are wild about pomegranates at the Demonstration Garden.  Our three year old tree produced enough pomegranates to fill 12 quart bags of pomegranate seeds and make two dozen jars of jelly. 

Pomegranate Jelly Making-First Step

Sarah provided the recipe and tutelage. You should have been in our kitchen last week! Extracting Juice From The Pomegranates Seeds

The pomegranate juice, lemon juice, and sure jell was brought to a rolling boil, sugar was added and more boiling.  This was carefully poured into sterilized jars and processed in a boiling water canner.

Processed Jars of Pomegranate Jelly

Last step-refuse goes to the compost pile!

Pomegranate Hulls Will Be  Composted

Actually, you can help us with one more step! Please purchase a jar of Pomegranate Jelly at the October 25th Master Gardener meeting at Winfrey Point, Dallas, Texas. The proceeds will provide a little  for the upkeep of our gardens!

Ann

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