Making Jam or Jelly is easier than most may think. It only takes a few minutes of preparation for
Jelly can be made with any juice including
100% fruit juice bought from the store. Jam.
You will need:
1 box of pectin
Sugar amount depends on the fruit you are using
Fruit, it can be mashed, crushed, juiced, or ground. (I grind my fruit, it seems to give it a better consistency for spreading)
Possibly lemon juice depending on the fruit
The directions and amounts will be on the paper in the box of pectin.
A large thick bottomed pot
A large bowl
A long wooden spoon
A measuring cup
A bent spoon for removing the foam
Water bathing pot
Sterilize your jars and lids
This will last about 5 years on the shelf, after 3 years it will begin to change color. I have eaten 10 year old jam and it tasted fine.