8 Easy Homemade Recipes for Jams & Preserves

Photo by: Annabelle Breakey
Strawberry Raspberry Jam
This jam has the great flavor of raspberries without all the seeds--and it's more exciting than plain strawberry.

Ingredients
2 1/2 tbsp ... more 
Photo by: Annabelle Breakey
Strawberry Raspberry Jam
This jam has the great flavor of raspberries without all the seeds--and it's more exciting than plain strawberry.

Ingredients
2 1/2 tbsp Sure-Jell pectin labeled "For less or no sugar recipes"
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups coarsely mashed strawberries
1 1/4 cups coarsely mashed raspberries
1 1/4 cups unsweetened berry juice blend
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp butter

Preparation
1. Combine pectin and 1/4 cup sugar in a 5- to 6-qt. pot. Stir in berries then berry and lemon juices and butter. Bring mixture to a brisk boil over high heat, stirring often.
2. Add remaining 1 cup sugar. Return jam to a brisk boil, stirring. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat.
3. Ladle jam into heatproof jars and close with lids. Let cool to room temperature. less 
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Fri, Aug 31, 2012 11:38 AM EDT
Canning is the best way to make summer produce last through the year. Try our recipes for jams and preserves.