Low Sugar Strawberry Jam

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups crushed strawberries (wash, hull, then crush one layer at a time using potato masher) 1/3 cup unsweetened fruit juice, thawed fruit juice concentrate, or water 1 1/2 tablespoons Ball® RealFruit™ Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin 1/2 cup granulated sugar, sugar substitute, or honey (or less, depending on taste) 2 Ball® or Kerr® Half-pint (8 oz) Jars with lids and bands Directions: … Continue reading Low Sugar Strawberry Jam

Canning!

It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn towards Christmas…no, wait. Don’t make us go there just yet. Baby steps. Let’s start with Fall and canning. Think about those jeweled bottles filled with the bounty of Summer. So, let’s start with the basics and those famous Washington apples. How about Apple Pie Filling?   Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup cornstarch 2 … Continue reading Canning!