Tag: jelly

Fast & Easy Elderberry Jelly Recipe

Elderberry Jelly

Elderberry jelly is faster and easier to make than some older or modern Internet recipes would indicate. In those recipes the elderberries have to be washed, picked by hand; then boiled, smashed, cooked down and strained or sieved in some way to extract the juice for jelly. Once the juice has been extracted the real…

Canning Grape Juice

Grapes Ready To Steam Juice

I always prepare grape juice for canning and jelly with a steam juicer. After 40 years of home canning I’ve tried every way known to woman to get grape juice. Some ways are fun. Like putting whole grapes and sugar in a jar and covering the grapes and sugar with boiling water. And some ways…

Jams & Jelly – The 4 Things That Make Them

Homemade jams, jellies, preserves and other jellied fruit products are some of the easiest and most rewarding foods for the beginning home canner. They’re lots of fun for the seasoned canner as well. Homemade jellies, jams, semi-soft spreads and fruit butters add a special touch to any meal and make an appreciated gift. There are…

How To Use A Steam Juicer

Grapes In Steam Juicer Colander

I have found that the easiest way to make juice for drinking or for jelly is with a steam juicer. The first time I used one was when my neighbor offered me the use of his. After using it just one time I knew there was no going back to the old way of making…