Making Preserves With Grandma

Ian asked to make preserves with Grandma when we went for a visit during spring break.

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Studying the recipe with Grandma
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Taking notes
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Measuring the lemon juice

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Measuring the sugar
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1 TBSP + 2 TSP of pectin

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Shaking up the pectin and sugar

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Mix it all in!

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Mixing it all together

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Checking the consistency of the preserves

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Checking the consistency of the preserves

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Putting the preserves into jars

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MISSING

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Missing: one tooth. Last seen yesterday, whereabouts unknown. Answers to the name “Jeff”.

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There are creepy creatures in the abyss

So says Ian, who quickly whipped out this drawing from memory as soon as he arrived home from school.

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Here we have the happy, colorful fish near the surface.

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Someone, presumably Ian himself, catching a big wave on his surfboard.

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A bird and a butterfly

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Watch out for that shark!

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A very happy whale

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Down in the abyss, an angler fish with his dangling light and pointy teeth!

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