Homemade Blueberry Jam

August 22, 2013 in Food & Recipes - 48 Comments
Here we are nearing the end of August and it's time to start harvesting crops for canning! U-Pick blueberry season just wrapped up and while I would have loved to pick blueberries for homemade jam, it just wasn't cost effective. Luckily blueberries were on sale at our local supermarket, so we took advantage of the… Read More »

How To Make & Can Strawberry Jam

June 12, 2012 in Food & Recipes - 3 Comments
So I decided to turn some of these yummy strawberries from U-Pick into some of the most delicious strawberry jam I have ever tasted... and it was SUPER simple. I've seriously been missing out. All I needed were strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and pectin (optional). To begin, I sterilized my jar lids in a saucepan.… Read More »


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