Blackberry Jam

The blackberries are large and sweet this year and are great when made into jam (Jam has the seeds where jelly only uses the juice). If you have blackberries in your area – use some of them for a sweet, flavorful jam. Enjoy! For detailed directions on canning procedures, check with your local cooperative extension…

Sugar Plum Jam

It is jelly/jam making season with an abundance of fresh fruit. After going crazy picking plums, plum jam was definitely on the list of things to do. Our first plum to ripen is a small juicy plum which is called sugar plum. Sugar plums are great plum for jam or jelly or anything where you…

Jam and Jelly Jars

I grew up living in the country and active in 4-H Club and had a lot of experience with canning various fruits and vegetables. Over the years of married life, I have done some canning here and there when we have had a garden or fruit. This past summer I spent a lot of time…