Bark, Bark, Bark

We Be Jammin

Monday I spent the day Jammin-  yep here are a few photos

25 pounds of strawberries from the berry farm up the road and last week it was 25 pounds and I froze them all with the help of my daughter, her boyfriend and my hubby! But here is my Monday project!

Jam berries

 Made into the best tasting strawberry jam I have ever made!  I only use Sure Jel for my jams and jellies.


I don't waterbath my jams or jellies. My first mother in law taught me 35 years ago the method of after putting the hot jam or jelly in the jar, adding a hot lid and tight ring to immediately turn them over as in the photo for about 15-20 minutes and then turn them back upright to cool and listen to the ping, ping of the lids! Works like a charm, I have NEVER had one not seal or go bad, but you CANNOT use that method for any other canning projects- ever as it will NOT work!

Jam2The table is full of jars- this is minus about 4 batches when I took the photo.  

The hardest part of any kind of canning is preparing the fruit or veggies. I have had toast and jam daily this week and confess that I have eaten a few spoonfuls of just the jam! lol

Have a great day everyone! I would love to hear from you what you are working on this week!





Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.