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Thursday, June 23, 2011

J is for Jam

Jenny Matlock J is for Jam

One of my favorite childrens books includes Jam

and a very tasty recipe
Pecan Jam

■4 C. pecans, finely chopped

■4 C. sugar

■1/2 tsp. allspice

■3 Tbs. ground ginger

■4 Tbs. brown sugar

■1 C. butter

■3 Tbs. apple cider vinegar

■1 Tbs. cinnamon

■2 C. apple juice

Combine all ingredients in a large kettle. Cook on medium heat until it turns into a rich golden color (approx. 30 minutes). Hot pack in 7 8-oz. jars. Process in water bath for 15 minutes.

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  1. mmmmmmmmmmmmm...this sounds so good. I wish I had some this morning for my bagel.

  2. This sounds great! I'm writing it down now for our fall canning!!! (Doing strawberry jam tomorrow morning - can't wait!)

  3. Never heard of this before. i may have to try it this winter when we have a bajillion pecans.

  4. Sounds very tasty. I like to cook, but I never did any canning. Have a great weekend. Found you at Java's. Following you.

  5. Wow that sounds amazing I am going to try to make some.... I am your newest follower.... Hope you will take a look at my blog and see what you think....

  6. I love Frances, and as soon as I get the right kind of stove, I am making this jam! Thanks for sharing!

  7. We like reading children's books now and then too.

  8. We love that book! Did you try making the jam? I never did, but it sounds interesting, doesn't it?

    Thanks for a cute little jewel of a link this week for Alphabe-Thursday's letter "J".


  9. I love the Frances book. Bread and Jam, yum! Never heard of pecan jam - sounds interesting, but I am not much of a canner...

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