Kwentong Kengkay

Pebrero 6, 2014

DIY: Treasures in a Jar

Filed under: Kwentong Kengkay — kengkay @ 9:36 umaga
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There are many ways to save and yet share your blessings and not just during special days. Let me tell you about what I call treasures in a jar.
It all started with my beloved parents- in-law. They used to have hundreds of jars in their cellar, not all of them empty.
You see, both of them loved marmalade. Both of them loved homemade marmalade most. And since they have a big garden filled with fruit-bearing trees, they used to get busy during summer time, making their very own fruity marmalade.
The end flavor would depend on the harvested fruit that summer. There would always be strawberry, peach, apple, plum, rhubarb, currants, blueberry, blackberry, cherries, etc. Most of the time, they would combine one or two or more flavors; sometimes they would add wine, too.
You would never know what to expect inside those marmalade jars, despite those simple white labels that mentioned the main ingredient. That is why we cannot wait to twist open the jar’s top to know the surprising ingredient or ingredients that made them something to look forward to.

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