‘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.

Cranberry Quince Jelly December 13, 2009 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 […]

Jelly Top Cookies No Comments

1 cup(s) Sugar 1 cup(s) Molasses 1 cup(s) Lard 2 each Egg yolks 1 tablespoon(s) Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon(s) Ginger 1/2 teaspoon(s) Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon(s) Cloves 1 teaspoon(s) Baking soda 2 tablespoon(s) Water; hot 2 each Egg whites Firm jelly; for centers Use 1 level t. soda dissolved in 2 T. hot water. Flour to make […]

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

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 […]

Diabetic Strawberry Jam No Comments

Ingredients4cupstrawberries, halved 1/2cupconcentrated white grape juice (simmered down from 1-1/2 cups) 2 1/2tablespoonlemon juice 1/4teaspoonlemon rind, grated 1 1/2tablespoonunflavored gelatin (1-1/2 envelops)Directions:Place berries, juices and lemon rind in saucepan. Mash berries slightly to release juice. Heat to boiling. Sprinkle with unflavored geltatin. Remove from heat, skim and pack into hot jars with hot lids. Cool […]

Dried Apple Jelly No Comments

5 cup(s) Dried apples 8 cup(s) Water Sugar Lemon juice Wash apples. Add water, cover, and boil 30 minutes. Drain through jelly bag. (There should be about 3 1/2 cups juice.) Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1/2 cup sugar to each cup apple juice. Boil until jelly sheets from spoon. The Household Searchlight

Elderberry Grape Jelly No Comments

3 pound(s) Elderberries 3 pound(s) Half-ripe grapes Sugar Wash elderberries. Remove stems. Cover with water. Cook until soft. Drain through jelly bag. Wash grapes. Remove stems. Cover with water, cook until soft. Drain through jelly bag. Combine elderberry and grape juice in equal proportions. Add 3/4 cup sugar to each cup juice. Boil rapidly until […]

Garlic Jelly No Comments

Ingredients1/2cupgarlic, finely chopped 2cupwhite wine vinegar 5 1/2cupsugar 3cupwater 1eachpowdered pectin, 2 ounce(s) package 1/4teaspoonbutter, or oil 2eachfood coloring, drops, optionalDirections:Combine garlic & vinegar in a 2 quart kettle. Simmer mixture gently, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes.Remove pan from heat & pour mixture into a 1 quart glass jar. Cover & let stand […]

Garlic Or Shallot Jelly No Comments

1/2 cup(s) Finely chopped garlic -OR- Shallots 3 cup(s) White wine vinegar (about) 2 cup(s) Water 6 cup(s) Sugar 6 fl Liquid pectin; OR 4 ounce(s) Dry pectin Food coloring (optional) In a 2 to 2.5 quart pan, combine garlic or shallots and vinegar. Simmer gently, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes. Remove from […]