For some reason I keep bringing home prune plums. Yesterday I bought another 8lb case. I’ve put up prune plums as plums in honey, plums in port, plum jam and savory plum sauce. I needed new inspiration and luckily the book that I suggested to the library came in: Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry.
There are a few interesting plum recipes in this book:
Cardamom plum jam p. 116
Blood plum and apple jam in rosewater p. 117
Plums for pies and cobblers p. 119
Chinese plum sauce p. 120
They all looked really tasty, but I decided to try the plums for pies and cobblers. I’ve never eaten a plum pie before but it reminds me of this nursery rhyme: