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!
Crabapple Jelly isn’t a treat you will likely find in your grocery store’s jam isle. For many people the taste of this uniquely sweet and bitter mix reminds them of their grandmother’s cooking or their mom’s yearly canning routine. I had never considered making it before, but this year noticed that the little crabapple tree […]
Corn Cob Jelly is a food that has been around for a long, long time. Our ancestors knew how to use and reuse so many items that we just throw away. One of these items was the corn cob. Once you get through with eating a piece of corn-on-the-cob, save the cob next time. I […]
What’s the difference between a preserve and marmalade? Is it easier to make jam or jelly? What tools do I need in my kitchen to get started? If you find yourself wondering some of these things, you’re not alone. Many products are derived from fruit and I’ve always been a little confused by the differences […]
Both crabapples and apples are in the Rosaceae family, and members of the Malus genus. Crabapples are small trees often reaching about 15-to 25-feet at maturity. The fruit is under two-inches in diameter and the flavor is very tart. Transform the tart flavor of crabapples into a delicious homemade crabapple jelly. Crabapples have enough natural […]
My recipe for “Coffee Jelly”. Yes, you read that correctly…coffee jelly. 😀