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first time making jam

any tips for me?

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blue_glass_mama

Asked by blue_glass_mama at 6:01 PM on Jul. 9, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • No, don't have any tips but just wanted to say..OOOOO..I WANNA MAKE HOMEMADE JAM TOO!! lol I'll be coming back to check on tips!! Good question!! :)
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 6:03 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • I hope it turns out well! I would use a recipe with a good rating! google jam recipes!
    CAGirl4

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 6:05 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • Cooking it the right length of time is key. Too long, and it will be like cement. Too short, and it will be like syrup. And when you put it in the jars, be sure to water bath it for the length of time suggested to make sure you get a good tight seal.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 6:32 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • careful with the amounts, it will be too thick or not thick enough, add a teaspoon of butter so it is not so foaming when you boil the mix
    tamithy

    Answer by tamithy at 4:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2010

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