I happen to love Berry Jam. We had plenty of Berries growing up in Michigan. My Grandmother and Aunt made their own Berry Jam. We also had Cherry Jam, Apple Jelly and Apple Butter.
Here's my favorite recipe for Homemade Fresh Berry Jam.
Homemade Fresh Berry Jam
Here's what you'll need:
Approximately 7 half pint jars with lids that have been sterilized in boiling water.
1 C Fresh Blueberries
1 C Fresh Blackberries
1 1/2 C Chopped Fresh Strawberries
1 1/2 C Fresh Raspberries
1 - ( 1 3/4 oz.) package of powdered fruit pectin.
7 C Granulated Sugar
In a Dutch Oven on medium high heat:
Crush all of the Berries.
Stir in the Pectin.
Bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly.
Return to a Boil
Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Skim off the foam.
Ladle into the jars leaving 1/4" from the top.
Wipe the rims.
Place the lids on them.
Process for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath canner.
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