This informative guide to making jams and jellies with and without pectin and reduced-sugar fruit spreads is a valuable resource for the home gardener. You will learn:
What are the four essential ingredients for making jams and jellies?
What type of equipment do I need?
- Large saucepan
- Jelly bag/cloth
- Boiling water bath canner
How should I prepare the fruit?
What are the best methods for extracting the juice?
How can I make jam without adding pectin?
Learn valuable hints and tips to making jams and jellies, including understanding why crystals form, what causes jelly to be too soft, what can cause it to be too stiff, etc. Just in time for spring and summer, begin mastering your canning techniques today!