Eight of our favorite easy, sweet and savory, freezer jams and jellies. These fresh flavors are sure to brighten cold winter days!
It feels like we’re at the point of the winter where we could all use a little more sunshine and fresh flavors. You may think that summer’s the only time to make jam and jelly, but frozen berries can also be used. On top of that, there are lots of fabulous citrus fruits that can be transformed into jars of beautiful marmalade. And if you haven’t tried our easy Balsamic Fig Jam (made from dried figs), you’re missing out on something delicious!
These easy recipes will add pizazz and lots of fresh flavor to your morning toast or an evening cheese board (check out our pepper jelly recipes, they’re perfect for cheese boards). Homemade jams and jellies also make wonderful gifts.
This Raspberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade tastes like a delicious explosion of sunshine and takes less than 45 minutes to make!
If you can cut up some dried figs and add sugar, balsamic vinegar, water and lemon juice then bring it all to a boil, you can make this delicious Balsamic Fig Jam! That’s all there is to it! And check out the post (below) for a zillion ways to use it!
A delicious, sweet concoction of juicy oranges, lemon, fresh cranberries & sugar, this Easy Christmas Marmalade (not just for Christmas!) is fabulous on toast, English muffins, biscuits, yogurt, ice cream…
This fresh-tasting Raspberry Freezer Jam, prepared with frozen berries, can be made any time of year! And it takes less than 10-minutes of hands-on time!
This Strawberry Jalapeño Jam is sweet, spicy and extraordinarily delicious! Just pick up some frozen berries, a bag of jalapeños and a box of pectin and you’ll be good to go. It’s wonderful spooned over goat cheese, cream cheese and on appetizer trays. But it doesn’t stop there, read the post for lots of other ways to use this wonderful condiment!
Capture the delicious taste of fresh (or frozen) cherries and enjoy it all year long! This Sweet Cherry Freezer Jam is super easy, and there are no canning skills needed! It will even transform the humble PB&J to an epicurean delight!
Blood Orange Marmalade– With only 15 minutes of hands-on time, this delicious (not-bitter) marmalade brings a little sunshine to the breakfast table! No canning skills needed!
Caramelized Banana Jam- This jam is delicious on biscuits, toast, scones, yogurt, ice cream and is another great use for ripe bananas!