How to make jam in the kitchen

Easy To Make Homemade Wild Grape Jam

Mustang Grape Jam with Peanut Butter & Toast

Recently I found the mother lode of wild grapes growing near my home in Katy, TX. Since the wild Mustang Grapes (Vitis mustangensis) are not suitable for eating fresh (too acidic), I knew that I was going to be canning homemade grape jam. In the post Homemade Garden Grape Jam, Welch’s Take Note!, I detailed …

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Homemade Garden Grape Jam, Welch’s Take Note!

Garden Grape Jam in Mason Jar

Of all the jams, preserves and marmalade that I attempt in the kitchen, the one that provides me with the most personal sense of accomplishment is the Garden Grape Jam. The reason is very simple, whereas all of the other fruits are source from east Texas, the grapes used in making this jam come entirely …

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Homemade Peach Jam, Perfection in a Mason Jar

Homemade Canned Peach Jam

What to do with all of the peaches that were picked last week? Before the peaches were even picked, I knew that in addition to enjoying them fresh, I would be making a batch of Peach Jam. I have been making fruit jams for the past few years and the beginning of the canning season …

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