Sunday, November 15, 2009

Christmas Jam

It would be a good day to make some jam if I only had the goods, but since I don't and you might, I'm sharing my recipe for Christmas Jam today, cuz it got me to thinking that I really need to get busy and make some homemade goodies, or at least plan out my list. Jams and jellies are easy to make and it's a gift someone can always use and never gets. Pair with some homemade biscuits, vanilla and fudge and you have a goodie basket fit for a queen! And all the recipes are listed here on my blog for the above items, just search away! I know I'd love to get some jam or jelly this year! Enjoy and be sure to save a jar for yourself, you've earned it!

Christmas Jam

2 c. cranberries
1 orange, peeled & quartered
16 oz. frozen strawberries, thawed
3 c. sugar
3 oz. liquid pectin
5 half pint jars (ready to fill)
Coarsely grind cranberries and orange sections in a food processor. Spoon into a heavy saucepan, add strawberries and sugar. Bring mixture to a full boil, stirring for one min. Remove from heat and stir in pectin, skim off foam. Pour into prepared jars and process for 10 min. Makes 5- 1/2 pints


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