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The Saga of Jam

The chronicles of my first jam making experience, as well as some others. I was very lucky to be able to make preserves with my aunt and grandma in New York while there on a visit in the fall of 2006. I will probably chronicle some more as time goes on.
Table of jam
Table of jam
Leo- hiding and ready to pounce.
Leo- hiding and ready to pounce.
Farmer's Market
Farmer's Market
Making Blackberry Peach jam ( with sage)
Making Blackberry Peach jam ( with sage)
Jamming!
Jamming!
Marmalade in jars
Marmalade in jars
Preparing the Jars at grandma's
Preparing the Jars at grandma's
LOTS of cherries!
LOTS of cherries!
Grandma supervising the Cherry jam
Grandma supervising the Cherry jam
Waiting for boiling
Waiting for boiling
checking for the gel
checking for the "gel"
Chopping Honeycrisp apples- for apple butter- yum!
Chopping Honeycrisp apples- for apple butter- yum!
adding sugar- scientifically
adding sugar- scientifically
Checking for thickness
Checking for thickness
The new jam bounty!
The new jam bounty!
Equipment
Equipment
Jars
Jars
Lids and Bands
Lids and Bands
Soaking Strawberries
Soaking Strawberries
Raspberries cooking and cooking
Raspberries cooking and cooking
Helpers!
Helpers!
Raspberries REALLY cooking.
Raspberries REALLY cooking.
Waiting for the kettle to boil
Waiting for the kettle to boil
Yay for helpers!
Yay for helpers!
The jam bounty
The jam bounty
Blueberry excess
Blueberry excess
Processing blueberries
Processing blueberries
More jam bounty
More jam bounty
Cleaning up
Cleaning up