Tag: jam making

Making Jam: How to Tell When Jam Is Set

Making Jam: How to Tell When Jam Is Set

Making jam is simply heating fruit, sugar, lime or lemon juice, and a bit of time and patience to the mix.Making jam: A simple “spoon test’ is indispensable when seeing if jam is set. It reveals the moment when fruit and sugar become a deliciously thick jam. […]

Lemon-Pineapple Marmalade: Recipe for a Rainy Day

Lemon-Pineapple Marmalade: Recipe for a Rainy Day

Lemon-Pineapple Marmalade  I’m not sure what the impetus is, perhaps a Northwest sky determined to drop a snow-rain mix, or one too many Facebook friends sharing albums of tropical beaches, but I need a little sunshine. Not a lot mind you, but just enough to jump start […]

Apple Jelly Recipe: Flavorful Chameleon

Apple Jelly Recipe: Flavorful Chameleon

Bramley’s Seedling apple atop a jar of subtle sweetness Apple Jelly Recipe (As You Like It) In the world of making homemade jams and jelllies, apple jelly is the starter kit. It’s your paper airplane, your pencil and paper, your tin roof sundae, your khakis and tees, your clean palate. Simplicity […]

Jam Up and Jelly Tight: Apple Jelly Is Out of Sight!

Jam Up and Jelly Tight: Apple Jelly Is Out of Sight!

Homemade apple jelly with chopped cranberries for one-two flavor punch. It’s that time of year when I instinctively begin to ration my homemade preserves. It truly is summer captured in a jar. In the photo, I’m holding one of my favorite concoctions: apply jelly infused with rosemary and […]