Saturday, April 19, 2008

Jammin'

I love making freezer jam! It is pretty easy and quick and tastes so good! You start with these ingredients:










Make this kind of mess:











And end up with this:

I made two batches of strawberry and one batch of blackberry. I got my berries at pretty good prices too! On Monday (Strawberry day) Mechelle (one of the Laurels) came over and helped. It was great fun!

9 response(s):

Bamamoma said...

oh yeah, I also love that I finally found a use for some of the baby food bottles we've been saving!

Michelle said...

You are so creative! What a great way to use the baby food containers. Freezer is the best!

Michelle said...

oops! It's supposed to say freezer jam is the best. I guess my brain was going faster than what the hands can type. :)

Ryan & Angie said...

What do you do to make those ingredients turn into jam? Is it easy?

Bamamoma said...

Angie,
It is incredibly easy. There are really specific, yet simple, instruction inside the Sure-Jell package.

Basically, you mash up your berries, add sugar, prepare your pectin (boil the powder with water) then add it and stir it and that is it!

I did two batches start to finish (including clean up) in about an hour and a half.

Let me know how it goes!

Layne said...

I WANT TO TASTE THE BLACKBERRY JAM. YES, I AM YELLING. I WANT YOU TO HEAR ME FROM UTAH.

Bamamoma said...

Free Blackberry Jam for anyone who visits us in Alabama!!!!! (yes, I'm exclaiming - I want you to know I'm serious)

Jill Bearden said...

My sister and I will be JAMMING tomorrow! Now, if Mike will just buy my a Bach..(sp?) I could make some nice rolls to go with it. :-)

Bamamoma said...

Jill, hold out for the Bausch or Kitchen Aid BUT, I have the BEST roll recipe that you mix by hand. Phil won't let me share it with the world on my Food Friday post (because he doesn't want the world to have something so special) but he'll let me give it to friends (not that he really controls my recipe sharing or anything...) Let me know if you want it. Email me.