Preserving fruit by making jam is a timeless tradition. Most jams rely on commercial pectin, but it’s not required. If you want to try something more traditional, you can make jam without pectin or by combining your fruit with other fruits that are high in pectin. Here’s my first experiment with preserving mulberries, without commercial […]
Strawberries are almost in season!! Get this recipe and how to for strawberry freezer jam!
Your garden might be your pantry and your hobby, but it can also be a rich source of gifts to give to others. Delight your friends and relatives with your garden’s bounty with these gifts from the garden.
Make some delicious jam from cranberries on sale after Thanksgiving! Great on toast or with a pretty bow for a friend. 🙂
I saw the Apricot-Rosemary jelly recipe in the Better Homes and Garden Canning Magazine and sort of merged it with another plum recipe I saw that included oranges with the plums. I didn’t have oranges, but I had orange extract so I adapted it myself.
If you don’t have a lot of time for canning, you can still make jams and jellies! This 4 ingredient peach refrigerator jam takes less than an hour to make and stores for up to 3 weeks in the fridge. It can be made from fresh or frozen peaches and makes great gifts!