It’s been almost two weeks since we went to Downey’s Farm in Brampton to pick fresh strawberries. I had a few recipes in mind one of them being the one for strawberry jam that my mom and grandma used to make almost every year. I’ve been very busy lately an had no time to post any recipes but I thought it would be a good idea to share this recipe while strawberries are still in season . Making and canning your own jam is quite easy (or at least it seemed so when my mom was making it)… but to be honest this is my first year making jam so wish me luck! This recipe should work well for raspberry, blackberry and blueberry jam as well. I didn’t want to use any food preservatives or pectin and for this reason I had to use almost equivalent weights of fruit and sugar to make sure the jam sets properly and can be stored for several months (or even years).
Time: Prep: 45 min. Cook: several hours until your jam sets well
Yield: 17 jars of 500ml [Read more...]