Thank you to Cathy for making a delicious post today and encouraging us all to get jammin’ ~With much gratitude, Gina
No, not that kind of jam session! … This jam session involves a whole lot of strawberries and some rhubarb – no guitar solos, prima donnas or whatever. Simply that gorgeous sweet and sticky stuff. I love making jam… it makes me happy!
It’s the right weather for it for once… cool and cloudy. (It’s usually sweltering and I need a ventilator to cool my jam down!) Here are the two classic jams I made.
Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
I had to hunt down the last few sticks of rhubarb, but found strawberries in abundance! 😀
- 500g rhubarb, chopped
- 500g strawberries, chopped
- 500g “2 plus 1” jam/preserving sugar (This has more added pectin than normal jam sugar, so the ratio of fruit to sugar is 2:1) Alternatively use normal jam sugar and check the packet instructions.
- Juice of half a lemon
Gently stew rhubarb with 100ml water and the…
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