Blueberry jam

Re-blogging because….you know… its blueberry season!!

Arthur in the Garden!

I found myself Thursday walking around the NC Farmer’s Market in Raleigh. I was amazed the market was just as packed and busy as if it was a weekend.

Luckily, Blueberry season is in and it gave me an idea! I had purchased a box of fruit pectin on a whim of making strawberry jam but never got around to it during the season. Blueberries would make a fine jam, too. Two pints of organic blueberries were $5.00 so it sounded like a good idea and I have never made jam before. It was an amazingly quick process!


1) Wash the Blueberries and remove any stems.


2) Mash the Blueberries with a potato masher. I left some whole.


3) Add the sugar, mix well and allow them to sit for half-an-hour to overnight.


4) In the meantime, add the fruit pectin to water and bring it to a boil.


5) Boil for about half an hour, stirring…

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9 responses to “Blueberry jam

  1. A lovely jam it is: simple yet so tasty! 🙂 Yummm! I need to make this soon because it is so yummy on home-made sourdough bread! 🙂


  2. Adapted from Sure Jell No Cook Blueberry Jam recipe on the Sure Jell Fruit Pectin package insert.

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  3. Sammie stewart

    How much do you charge for a jar Arthur?


  4. Sammie stewart

    Hey Arthur Do you sell the blueberry jam? I love it and can’t find any fresh blueberry jam.. Sammie


  5. Sammie stewart

    How do you get the flavor to come out??? I’ve tried and tried and can’t seem to master it… Sammie in Raleigh..


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