In a jam



I rang a friend today to share a cup of tea. She said she was jamming, to bring my pinny.

I did. And this is how it went…










…or in other words…

In a jam

a large bowl of apricots

a lot of sugar

a bit of water

a few seed-freed kernels

halve the apricots

spit the pip

weigh the apricots

measure the water

weigh the sugar

cook

don’t stir

are we there yet?

no

add more sugar

stir

stir

wash the jars

are we there yet?

no

stir

dry the jars match the lids

are we there yet?

no

let’s eat lunch

are we there yet?

test

fill the jars

label the jars

wash the pots dry the pots

clean the kitchen

now we’re there!