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!

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1) Wash the Blueberries and remove any stems.

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

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

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

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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! 🙂

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

    http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/surejell-blueberry-jam-51002.aspx

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  3. Sammie stewart

    How much do you charge for a jar Arthur?

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  4. Sammie stewart

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

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  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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