Raspberry jam is one of the fastest preserves a person could make. Canning has a terrible reputation as being time consuming- this recipe proves that canning can be quick, easy, and is a simple extension of the cooking process. Raspberry jam is a delight to give as gifts, easy to pick at U-pick farms, and […]
Strawberry Champagne Jam is THE jam to make to celebrate, to give as a gift, and to savor the flavor of spring. This post will explain how to make the Strawberry Champagne Jam so you can eat it fresh, it will give clear, beginner friendly canning directions for how to preserve it in canning jars […]
Jam is the first type of preserve that people think of when they think of canning recipes for beginners, for good reason. Jam is nearly foolproof for beginners because the recipes are quite high in acid, making them very safe, and they frequently call for very few ingredients making them fast and simple to prepare. […]
What produce is in season now? This post will explain what produce is in season now so you never throw wasted produce out again. Read on to find out which produce is ripe, ready, and in season! We’ve all done it: We’ve opened the fruits and vegetables drawer in our fridge only to find out […]
I am in the midst of canning season, and while I was looking through my canning cupboard I realized just how much I have collected over the years. Most of my home canning supplies came from second-hand stores, yard sales or passed down. I enjoy canning so much I would be lost without some of […]
This super simple strawberry jam recipe is the perfect place for a beginning canner to start. Three simple ingredients (no pectin), 10 minutes cooking, and 10 minutes processing in a hot water bath equals capturing the most delicious taste of summer for months to come!