how many? … winner

December 15, 2009 at 3:33 pm 8 comments

A jar of roasted tomato and haw berry ketchup is on it’s way to Jo’s table in Peterborough.  I hope she enjoy’s sampling it as much as I enjoyed making it.
Thank you to everyone who took part.  I’ve obviously made a name for myself as totally potty when it comes to preserving – most of you guessed it would be over 100!

ps. the screen shot above is the answer emailed to myself before the giveaway was posted, just to be sure I wouldn’t forget!  Jo was closest with 107.

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  • 1. mangocheeks  |  December 15, 2009 at 4:17 pm

    Ooh how did I miss out! Congratulations to Jo – I am sure she will relish her ketchup!

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  • 2. miss m  |  December 15, 2009 at 4:46 pm

    Well i didn’t guess, i actually counted ! but I guess I missed a couple at the back … 😉 Fun post, Nic. 🙂

    Congratulations Jo ! YUM !

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  • 3. Nip it in the bud  |  December 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    MC – i thought you hadn’t guessed because you had more chutneys than you knew what do with too!

    Miss M – you’re a girl after my own heart! I think there were a couple of lemon surprises behind the kilner jars and the small jars on the left of the bottom shelf are 3 deep. a valiant attempt and you weren’t alone in the counting judging by the closeness of the other answers. Had you won I would have created a little ‘genius’ badge for you in lieu of the jar :o)

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  • 4. Choclette  |  December 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    And I was so looking forward to trying that tomato and haw ketchup! But all’s fair in….. well done Jo.

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  • 5. Jacqueline  |  December 15, 2009 at 8:18 pm

    Blooming heck!

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  • 6. mrspao  |  December 16, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    Congratulations, Jo! Roasted tomato and haw berry ketchup sounds wonderful. I made homemade ketchup for the first time this year and it is wonderful.

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  • 7. Jo Bryan  |  January 20, 2010 at 8:20 pm

    Just a note to say thanks and that the Roasted tomato and haw berry ketchup has been used up to every last tasty little morsel we could get out of the pot. Great with baked ham and lovely with jacket potatoes. Thanks

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  • 8. Nip it in the bud  |  January 20, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    so pleased to hear that Jo. It was a bit of an experiment so I was keeping my fingers crossed when you chose that one over some of more reliably taste tested jars :o|)

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