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Jam and Jelly recipes are such a huge part of the simple life. Whether you’re brand new to canning or a seasoned preserver, jams and jellies are perfect. Traditional flavors, savory treats, or quirky experiments – there seems to be Jam and Jelly Recipes for Everything.
Whether you prefer traditional jams with chunky fruits, clear jellies that glimmer like stained glass in the sun, or need a sugar free option for your morning toast, these jam and jelly recipes will point you in the right direction.
Canning is a wonderful way to preserve the harvest. Just make sure that you’re following safe and approved canning procedures for every recipe. Grandma may have flipped her jars upside down to seal, but this is a proven dangerous method that will not ensure sealed or safe for consumption products.
Whether you’re foraging in the hedgerows, picking from your own orchard, or finding a killer deal on strawberries at your local grocery store, canning will keep you eating seasonal delights year ’round.
Keep your pantry stocked with these goodies will not only help you take advantage of amazing sales at the grocery store, but will come in handy for all sorts of things! Need a quick hostess gift? Homemade jam! Need some quick hors d’oeuvres? Try some crackers with cream cheese topped with your homemade jelly!
Love canning? Maybe it’s time to start your side hustle! Put your canning expertise to work and set up a booth at your local Farmer’s Market. Just be sure you’re following your state and local laws when doing so. Cha-ching!
Canning jams and jellies is always a delicious treat, no matter your reason for making them. Be sure to try out all these tasty recipes and let us know which one is your favorite! Join the Rootsy Members Facebook Group and let us know! Have your own favorite recipe to share? We’d love to hear from you!
Jam and Jelly Recipes for Everything
Jam and Jelly recipes are such a huge part of the simple life. Whether you're brand new to canning or a seasoned preserver, jams and jellies are perfect. Traditional flavors, savory treats, or quirky experiments - there seems to be Jam and Jelly Recipes for Everything.
There are times when you get a blah muskmelon and when that happens it's time for melon star anise jam. Of course, you can use a flavorful melon but this jam recipe is a great way to remake a melon that is lacking in flavor.
Preserve the grape harvest by making juice and jelly. This grape jelly recipe works with wild grapes, such as mustang and muscadine grapes, and with cultivated grapes such as concord grapes. Learn how to make grape jelly step by step.
Amanda and her husband are working hard to turn their little acre and a half into a self-sufficient homestead in south central Alaska. They raise chickens, both egg layers and meat chickens, have a large garden and very large greenhouse. They hope to eventually adds goats to the homestead and maybe even a cow!