"You Jelly?"

"You Jelly?"

A humorous lightning talk I gave at Cascadia Ruby Conf about how to make jelly...

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Kerri Miller

August 12, 2014
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  1. You Jelly? Tuesday, August 12, 14

  2. Twitter: @kerrizor Github: kerrizor Gitlab: kerrizor spotify: kerrizor Yo: @kerrizor

    Me on the Intertubers Tuesday, August 12, 14
  3. Twitter: @kerrizor Github: kerrizor Gitlab: kerrizor spotify: kerrizor Yo: @kerrizor

    Me on the Intertubers Tuesday, August 12, 14
  4. Tuesday, August 12, 14

  5. Recent Jams & Jellies Black Cherry Jelly Watermelon Jelly Golden

    Raspberry Jam Apricot-Cardamom Jam Peach-Basil Jam Pineapple Jelly Tuesday, August 12, 14
  6. 1) 5-6 cups of mashed fruit Tuesday, August 12, 14

  7. 2) Add pectin and bring to a “rolling boil” Tuesday,

    August 12, 14
  8. 3) Add 4 cups of sweetener Tuesday, August 12, 14

  9. 4) Bring back to a “rolling boil” for 1 minute

    Tuesday, August 12, 14
  10. 5) Remove from heat and use a correctly-handed ladle to

    fill jars Tuesday, August 12, 14
  11. 6) Refrigerate or freeze when cool, or “process” for long-term

    storage Tuesday, August 12, 14
  12. Basic Fruit Pie 5 cups of mashed-up fruit add 2

    cups of sweetener and a squidge of lemon or lime juice put into a pie shell top with 4 pats of butter affix pastry top (if desired) Bake for 30 minutes in a 425F oven Slide a cookie sheet under pie plate, drop oven temp to 350F and cook for 30 minutes more Take out of oven and cool for 10-15 minutes on a wire rack (15-20 min if you don’t have a wire rack) Put in your face Tuesday, August 12, 14
  13. Cooking is (often) about ratios, :Jam => 3:2 fruit to

    sugar :Pie_filling => 3:1 fruit to sugar :Compote => 6:1 fruit to sugar Tuesday, August 12, 14
  14. Cooking is (often) about ratios, :Soup => 3:1 liquid to

    solid :Stew => 1:1 liquid to solid :Casserole => 1:2 liquid to solid Tuesday, August 12, 14
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  17. BONUS! How To Cook A Turkey Tuesday, August 12, 14

  18. 1) Put the turkey in the oven 2) Walk away

    It is going to suck no matter what you do, so stop fretting How To Cook A Turkey Tuesday, August 12, 14