Summer’s first fruits are beginning to burst, and here at Mrs. Wages, we’re ready to do some serious jamming in our kitchens. Those early fruits are just fantastic, not only in jams but in pancakes and muffins, meat glazes, pies and ice cream.
Our creative canning blogger Marisa McClellan, Food in Jars, serves up some childhood memories on blueberry pickin’ along with some delicious recipes for blueberry jam, mixed berry jam and strawberry jam with vanilla.
Master Canner and retired extension educator Shirley Camp shares her tips for freezing and canning berries along with some great information on the difference between a jam, chutney and marmalade.
Our friends at Nostalgia Farms are picking rhubarb, an early mid-spring favorite for Midwesterners. Read about what’s happening in their Iowa garden and check out their tasty rhubarb custard pie and rhubarb muffin recipes.
We also have tasty ideas for using fruit toppings for meat glazes and pancakes using Mrs.Wages No-Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin.
Let us know what you think, and from all of us at Mrs. Wages, enjoy the glories of spring along with the hope that it brings.
Strawberry with Vanilla Jam
Mixed Berry Jam
Rhubarb Custard Pie
Delicious dessert for Sunday brunch.
Easy appetizer that showcases your preserves.
Uses Freezer Jam Pectin for an easy and tasty summer favorite.
Add a tropical twist to your strawberry jam.
It was the humble blueberry of her childhood that inspired Food in Jars Blogger Marisa McClellan to embrace canning. For May, she shares her love of blueberries and all things jam in her 80-square foot Philadelphia kitchen.
Blueberry Jam Recipe
Strawberry with Vanilla Jam Recipe
Mixed Berry Jam
Veteran master canner and retired extension educator Shirley Camp is jamming with berries in her Illinois kitchen. Shirley shares her tips on freezing berries, canning jam, and answers the age-old question: to seal or not to seal with paraffin…
Shirley’s Berry Canning Tips
The difference between a jelly, jam, chutney, marmalade and fruit butter
Delicious spring greens are being harvested, along with a variety of early strawberries coming soon. Read farmer Joe Dennis’ favorite vegetables to plant along with some great recipes for rhubarb pie and muffins.
Nostalgia’s Spring Green Favorites
Rhubarb Custard Pie Recipe
Rhubarb Muffins Recipe
Mrs. Wages says her new No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin is a fast and easy way to make meat glazes, pancake toppings or new jams with peppers that add a kick.
New ideas for Mrs. Wages No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin
Spicy Peach Grilled Chicken
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