‘Jellies and Jams’ Archive

Rhubarb Jam May 22, 2011 No Comments

Both sweet and tart, rhubarb jam adds a bit of variety to an assortment of fruit preserves, and is surprisingly simple to make. Do some of the preparation the night before with this simple recipe, for an easy canning experience and a refreshing treat.

Jelly Candies December 13, 2009 No Comments

—-IN A SMALL PAN—- 1 3/4 ounce(s) Dry fruit pectin (Sure Jel) 3/4 cup(s) Water 1/2 teaspoon(s) Baking soda ———-IN A 2ND LARGER PAN———- 1 cup(s) Sugar 1 cup(s) Light Karo 1 each Flavor/color/citric acid 1. Lightly grease candy molds, or spray with PAM, and sprinkle with ganulated sugar. In 1st saucepan, combine fruit pectin, […]

Dandelion Jelly No Comments

1 qt Dandelion blossoms 2 qt Water 2 tablespoon(s) Fresh lemon juice 1 3/4 ounce(s) Powdered fruit pectin 5 1/2 cup(s) Sugar Pick bright, fresh dandelion blossoms and pack the quart container pretty tightly. This is going to require a lot of dandelion blossoms! Rinse quickly in cold water to remove any insects/dirt on the […]


Ingredients1/2cupjalapeno peppers, stems/seeds removed1lgred bell pepper, stem/seeds removed2cupcider vinegar1/2cupapricots, dried and chopped6cupsugar 3 ounce(s) liquid pectin4eachdrops red food colorDirections:Put jalapenos, bell pepper, and vinegar in blender. Puree ’til coarselyground and small chunks remain.Combine apricots, sugar, and jalapeno/pepper/vinegar mixture in largesaucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil rapidly, 5 minutes. Remove from heat; skimoff any foam that […]

Jalapeno Pepper Jelly No Comments

1 large Green pepper, cut into Quarters 2 Fresh jalapeno peppers, Seeds and ribs removed 6 1/2 cup(s) Sugar 1 1/2 cup(s) Cider vinegar 3 ounce(s) Liquid fruit pectin -optional- Several drops green food Coloring Dinely chop green pepper and jalapeno peppers using a food processor or knife. In 1-1/2 quart Dutch oven, combine green […]

Currant Jelly No Comments

3 pound(s) Currants Sugar Wash and stem currants. Cover with water. Cook slowly until tender. Drain through jelly bag. Use 3/4 cup sugar for each cup juice. Boil rapidly until jelly sheets from spoon. The Household Searchlight

Apple Thyme Jelly No Comments

Ingredients2cupapple cider 3 1/2cupsugar 2teaspoonthyme, leaves, fresh 1eachfruit pectin, liquid, 3 ounces Directions:Combine the cider, sugar and thyme in a 4-quart microwave-safe bowl, and stir well. Cook, uncovered, at full power (650 to 700 watts) for 10 minutes. Stir, return to the microwave, and cook until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has reached […]

Jalapeno Jelly Ii No Comments

-Green Food coloring 1/3 cup(s) Jalapeno; chopped/seeded 3/4 cup(s) Bell pepper; -chopped/seeded 1 1/2 cup(s) Cider vinegar 5 1/2 cup(s) Sugar 1 Bottle Certo (6 oz) Cook peppers, vinegar and sugar 10 minutes. Add liquid pectin, boil 1 minute longer. Add green food coloring. Set 15 minutes before putting in jars. Makes 6 (1/2 pint) […]

Cranberry Quince Jelly No Comments

Ingredients2qtcranberries 3qtwater 6eachquinces 1sugar Directions:Wash quinces. Remove stems and blossom ends. Chop with coarse knife of food chopper. Combine with stemmed cranberries which have been washed. Add water. Cook until fruit is soft. Pour into jelly bag and drain overnight.Empty juice into large saucepan. Boil hard 20 minutes. Measure and add an equal amount of […]

Apple Strawberry Jelly No Comments

1 1/2 cup(s) Unsweetened bottled apple -juice 1 pint(s) Fully ripe strawberries 3 1/2 cup(s) Granulated sugar 1 Pouch liquid fruit pectin Pour apple juice into a preserving kettle or large saucepan. Thoroughly crush the barries, using a potato masher, one layer at a time; measure 1/2 cup prepared berries; add to apple juice; add […]