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. […]
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!
I was thinking the other morning, while I was at my local U-Pick berry patch with my kids, that you beginning canners, or those who have never canned at all but who are interested in learning, might not be ready to dive into a canning course. You might have read a blog post or two […]
Yay! Books! I love books! If you’ve been around for awhile you might have noticed that. It’s because books are awesome, and I like sharing awesome books with all of you. I just finished reading my free review copy of The Made From Scratch Life, and I can’t wait to share some of the awesome […]