33. Carrot Conserves

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Appears in
50 Ways to Cook a Carrot

By Peter Hertzmann

Published 2020

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In its simplest form, a conserve is nothing more than a foodstuff that been processed with sugar. When I was a kid, our local brand, Mary Ellen Jams, had the slogan: ‘a cup to a cup’. They explained that the slogan meant that there was a cup of sugar for every cup of fruit. That has been my jam recipe ever since. As a means of preserving fruit, jams have been around for centuries. Two hundred years ago, most general cookbooks would have a whole section dedicated to preserving fruit in a myr