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Jam or Jelly Recipes
Jam or jelly, marmalade, and fruit butter and spreads: This is where you learn how to can the sweet stuff!
Sweet spreads made with fruit are acid foods and can be safely water bath canned.
Most jam or jelly recipes make a small batch, and you may be tempted to double your recipe. However, it's difficult to make double batches. If you want to make more at a time, have two batches going at the same time in separate pots. This way you keep the ingredients to 1 batch each pot but can make more at a time.
Both batches may be processed together, just not cooked together.
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Jam or Jelly Recipes
How to make jam without pectin. No commercial pectin added. Some fruit will work really well for jam without any added pectin. They have natural pectin in the fruit. The combination of that natural pectin, sugar, and acid (usually lemon juice) will create a nice gel. Other fruit simply doesn’t have enough natural pectin […]
This orange rhubarb jam recipe for canning is made with liquid pectin and makes about 4 pints. I had an excess of rhubarb so I went in search of some new ways to use it up. Orange Rhubarb Jam? Never heard of it. Let’s try it! This recipe can be processed safely in a Water […]
This strawberry rhubarb jam recipe is made with equal parts of Strawberry and Rhubarb. My favorite combination! This makes about 6 half-pints. Strawberry Rhubarb Jam can be processed safely in a Water Bath Canner. Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe: Extended directions with tips. Gather your canning supplies water bath canner pint canning jars canning lids – […]
Strawberry Jam recipe without commercial pectin. This is a very simple recipe for strawberry jam. Strawberries and sugar…. that is it. Combine this jam with other fruit jams for gourmet gift baskets. This is a small batch recipe. It only makes 5 – 1/2 pints. (that is 5 half-pint jars) It is VERY tempting to […]
This cherry jam recipe makes about 6 half-pints. It is VERY tempting to double the recipe. However, it is difficult to make double batches. If you want to make more at a time (I don’t blame you), simply have two batches going at the same time in different pots. We found a great source for […]