Mulberry Jam Recipe – Step by Step with Photos – Use Fresh or Frozen Berries
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Mulberry Jam Recipe – Step by Step with Photos – Use Fresh or Frozen Berries

Our neighbors invited us over to pick some of their abundant mulberries, so we decided to make a batch of mulberry jam. We like more fruit and less sugar, so this mulberry jam recipe uses Pomona’s Universal Pectin for thickening. You could also use a different low sugar pectin and adjust the recipe accordingly. We…

Apple Currant Spread – Low Sugar with a Touch of Cinnamon

Apple Currant Spread – Low Sugar with a Touch of Cinnamon

I came up with this low sugar apple currant spread to use up this year’s bumper crop of currants. Since currants are quite tart, currant jelly uses a lot of sugar. Currant seeds are sizable, so I knew a regular jam wouldn’t be popular with my family. (Plus, currant jam is still loaded with sugar.)…

Striped Jelly – Makes a One of a Kind Homemade Gift
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Striped Jelly – Makes a One of a Kind Homemade Gift

I first saw striped jelly in a Facebook group and thought that it looked absolutely beautiful. There was only a photo, no instructions. The person who shared the photo said that her daughter had made some up for a local farm market. The daughter had planned to price it the same as the other jams,…

Rhuberry Spread – Naturally Sweetened Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam
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Rhuberry Spread – Naturally Sweetened Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

I enjoy trying new twists on old favorite recipes, and right now our local rhubarb is abundant, so when I found this naturally sweetened strawberry-rhubarb jam, I had to try it. This rhuberry spread recipe has only 4 ingredients and contains no added sugar or commercial pectin. It’s sweetened with apple juice concentrate and thickened…