Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Microwave Strawberry Jam

. . . is not as grand an idea as one might think.

Paper towels.  My new best friend.
So what's going on in your kitchen?

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14 Comments:

Blogger Meg said...

Oh no! Looks like the time I put the stick of butter in for too long... Yikes! Yes, paper towels are the best for that kind of stuff.

July 27, 2011 at 5:54 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

Cute! sigh...I feel for you at that moment! We've all had them! Especially due to the microwave! love,andrea

July 27, 2011 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger Farm Girl said...

My microwave is up high, above my head so I have to stand on something to see if stuff boils over. Wow, that makes a mess, so are you saying it was a good project and you will do it again soon?
Even when I make jam the regular way on the stove, I still have floors to mop and cupboards to clean. I guess I am just messy,

July 28, 2011 at 7:50 AM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Farm Girl, oh no, I will not be trying that project again soon. :o

July 28, 2011 at 8:16 AM  
Blogger Joanne said...

Oy. Maybe this is why I'm afraid of jam...

July 28, 2011 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Joanne, nothing to be afraid of in jam-making in general. Freezer jams are foolproof and you need absolutely no special equipment. But this microwave jam attempt? You're right. Oy. Never again.

July 28, 2011 at 2:33 PM  
Blogger teresa said...

oh no! i've totally been there!

July 28, 2011 at 4:43 PM  
Anonymous Faith said...

Oh no! Sorry about the mess...I have been there, my friend!

July 28, 2011 at 5:07 PM  
Blogger The Blonde Duck said...

Lots of grilling!

July 29, 2011 at 4:49 AM  
Blogger no spring chicken said...

Oh dear! Some thing just SEEM like a good idea...

Blessings, Debbie

August 1, 2011 at 6:27 AM  
Blogger ~~louise~~ said...

I'd need to have a comforting glass of wine by my side to clean up that mess!!! I agree, strawberry freezer jam is so much easier, even for me!!!

Kudos to you for trying:)

Thanks for sharing, Lynn and thank you so much for your comforting words. They truly helped:)

August 2, 2011 at 5:49 AM  
Blogger The Blonde Duck said...

Have a great Tuesday!

August 2, 2011 at 3:42 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

I've only heard about microwave jam recipes, but I've never seen one. I can't wait to give this a try!

September 2, 2011 at 11:26 AM  
Blogger Lana said...

Oh dear! That's too funny. Looks like something that would definitely happen to me, especially when trying to make desserts. Thanks so much for sharing on my blog, and I will have to borrow that ribs recipe!

September 8, 2011 at 4:26 AM  

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