Remember that first batch of crabapple jelly I mentioned? Remember how we managed to effectively boil all the water out of it turning it into gummy candy? Well, as it so happened, this was the very first jar we opened. How's that for luck?
* Yes, that knife is sticking straight up in the jelly. It's not leaning on any of the sides.
** And yes, it did take all of my arm muscles to get any jelly out, let alone stick a knife in there.