As October comes to a close, I try to preserve the summer’s bounty by making some raspberry jam that will last me the next 9 months.Chef’s tip: You really don’t need to have the fancy canning implements to make jam. A set of tongs, and something to grip the hot bottles (I use a Chinese steam plate holder that I get from Chinatown for like a dollar). Just make sure you buy the Kerr or Ball mason jars and lids that are perfect for boiling. I like the short ones so that they fit in a pot…
Honey Sweetened Fruit Preserves (using natural pectin)
My mom makes the most amazing fruit preserves. We enjoy her garden fruit all year long this way. This recipe takes a couple days a longer process than most of the peach preserve recipes Ive seen online but its worth the wait. Its not watery.
Exhaustive & Creative List of How to Preserve Fruit