Is your plum or your apricot or your peach tree having a great season and fruiting madly? Yes, you could give the excess away, but why not learn to preserve it for your own bottled fruit to keep on your pantry shelves? That way, you've got a quick and easy dessert topped with custard or ice-cream; or add it to your breakfast porridge over the winter months or as a base for a pie or crumble. YUM!
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