jam making

Pom-Pom Jam

Ingredients: 7 cups supremed pomelo segments (from about 4 pomelos) 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup pomegranate arils (from 1 pomegranate) 1/2 box liquid pectin (3 oz., one of the little packets in the box) Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Add the pomelo segments and zest into a large, heavy […]

Ginger Cardamon Nectarine Jam

Ingredients: 3 1/4 cup crushed nectarines* 3 tablespoons powdered pectin** 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground roasted ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit in a relatively even layer over the pectin. […]

Raspberry-Plum Jam

Ingredients: 12 oz fresh raspberries 4 large black plums, finely chopped 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar Directions: Use a potato masher to gently mash the raspberries. It should yield 1 cup crushed raspberries. Repeat with the plums to yield 2 1/4 cups. Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the […]

Mirabelle Plum Jam

Ingredients: 3 1/4 cups crushed (with a potato masher)pitted mirabelle plums (about 2 lbs) 3 tablespoons powdered pectin 2 cups sugar Ingredients: Prep jars/lids for canning. Place the plums into a large, heavy bottomed pan. Add the sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring until it begins to reduce and thicken. […]

Dapple Dandy Pluot Ginger Thyme Balsamic Jam

Ingredients: 4 lb Dapple Dandy Pluot, de-stoned 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box powdered pectin 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 inch knob ginger, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh thyme 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Place the pluots into a large, heavy bottomed pan. Add the sugar, ginger, […]

Grapefruit Lemongrass Jam

Ingredients: 8 cups supremed grapefruits segments (I used Duncan) 5 cups sugar 1/2 box liquid pectin (3 oz., one of the little packets in the box) 3 stalks lemongrass (thick bottom parts only) Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Add the grapefruit segments and lemongrass into a large, heavy bottomed pan. Add […]

Black Velvet Apricot Tellicherry Jam

Ingredients: 3 lb Black Velvet apricots, stones removed 2 1/4 cups sugar 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons whole Tellicherry peppercorns Directions: Place the peppercorns in tea ball. Place everything in a heavy bottomed pot. Stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and cook until thick, stirring occasionally and […]

Raspberry Peach Jam

Ingredients: 8  cups whole, picked over raspberries 3 peaches, peeled and diced 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz., both of the little packets in the box) 1/4 cup lemon juice zest of one lemon Directions: Mash the berries in a large bowl with a potato masher. It […]

Blueberry Balsamic Black Pepper Jam

Ingredients: 8-10 cups whole, picked over blueberries 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz. should be 2 little packets in the box) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2-1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Pour the berries into a bowl. Mash with a potato masher. Measure it out. […]

Strawberry-Rhubarb Mint Ginger Jam

Ingredients: 7 cups finely diced strawberries (about 3 quarts) 3 cups diced rhubarb 1/3 cup minced crystallized ginger* 1 bunch fresh mint 4 1/2-5 cups sugar (depends on how sweet your berries are) 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz., 2 little packets) Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Lightly bruise the […]