Tag: jam

Cherry Orange Jam

Ingredients: 3 cups crushed sweet cherries (I used a potato masher to crush the cherries) 1/4 cup candied orange peel (I used this) 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit and peel in a […]

How-to: Sweet & Savory Blue Cheese Boards

You can’t beat a cheese board for holiday entertaining! Litehouse approached me to create a cheese board using their center cut cheese, which is cut from the center of a cheese wheel that has been aged 100 days,  and I jumped at the chance. I love having snacks for dinner and assembling […]

PB&J Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 cup peanut butter powder (I used PBFit) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  jam (I used elderberry jam) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. […]

Double Orange Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon orange extract orange jam/marmalade (I used Seville Orange Fiordifrutta) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, […]

Peach and Smoked Jalapeño Jam

Ingredients: 1 jalapeno 4 cups lightly crushed peaches 3 tablespoons instant pectin* 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons bottled lemon juice Directions: To make the smoked jalapeno: The next time you grill, place applewood chips in a foil packet (poke holes in it) or in a smoker box among the coals. Place […]

Peach Blueberry Lemon Verbena Jam

Ingredients: 4 cups lightly crushed peaches 2/3 cup blueberries, lightly crushed 3 tablespoons instant pectin* 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons bottled lemon juice 3 tablespoons chiffonade lemon verbena** Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit in a relatively even layer over […]

Swedish Spiced Peach Jam

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups lightly crushed peaches 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon cardamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 3 tablespoons pectin 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon citric acid Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit […]

Hibiscus Peach Jam

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups lightly crushed peaches 3 hibiscus flowers in syrup*, drained and chopped 2 teaspoons hibiscus syrup* 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon citric acid 3 tablespoons low sugar pectin Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit, hibiscus and syrup […]

Bacon Cherry Jam Jalapeño Poppers

Ingredients: 10-12 jalapeño peppers, stems and membrane removed and halved 8 oz Neufchatel cheese, at room temperature* 4 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese (I used Cabot Seriously Sharp), grated 1/2 small onion, diced 1/4 cup cherry-raspberry jam 5 slices thick cut bacon, cut into thirds Directions: Preheat oven to 400. […]

Cherry-Raspberry Jam

Ingredients: 1 cup crushed raspberries 3 cups crushed sweet cherries 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla paste Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit in a relatively even layer over the pectin.  Press the jam button. You […]