“That’s why I hate to get started in these jam sessions. I’m always the last one to leave.” — Elvis Presley
We recently made jars and jars of red cherry plum jam with the help of our backyard cherry plum trees using this recipe.
There is something so fundamentally satisfying about putting up foods from your own garden. Making jam is easy to do, and you can make a year’s worth in just a few hours for pennies once you’ve purchased the jars.
Canned foods will keep for an indefinite period of time as long as the seal is intact and they have been properly processed.
Canning Facts: Frenchman Nicholas Appert developed the method for preserving food that we call canning in 1809. He used glass jars sealed with corks held in place with wire.