Roses are quite special to me. I catch their scent in the morning breeze and it makes me blissfully sentimental. As a child I would often tagging along behind my Great Uncle Syd as he tended his magnificent roses in England. This rose petal jam is very simple to make. The flavor is lightly floral, […]
This is my first installment of a series of posts where I will be sharing everything I have learned about making truly scrumptious and special jams and jellies. I am even going to share a few of my treasured “secret” recipes with you in future installments (just waiting for the fruit to ripen on those […]
A while back, someone on my Facebook feed shared a pic of Ball’s FreshTech Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker. I casually mentioned to the hubby that it was a cool idea. I now own a FreshTech Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker. Since I now own one, I figured I better put it to use. And […]
Come make peach jam with me. Less sugar, no store bought pectin, and no annoying water bath for the jars. Easy and cheap yearly supply of peach jam.
If you’ve never canned before, this is the perfect recipe to get you started. It’s easy to make, with no added pectin or refined sugar. Just four simple ingredients equals a delicious jam, that you’ll be eating right out of the jar with a spoon.
It’s berry season!! Here in Southeast Alaska, we have three different berries that are prevalent: blueberries, huckleberries, and salmonberries. Three years ago, I taught myself how to make jams and jellies (yay for YouTube videos!) and we have not purchased so much as a single jar of either from the store since. Neither has my […]