Cherri's Korner


Found this wonderfully easy recipe for any kind of fruit jam from the best named website, Lord Byron’s Kitchen (, and no it’s not our Byron starting a new career.

Easy Homemade Jam

  • 4 cups fruit, roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup sugar

1) Toss all ingredients in a medium-sized, deep sauce pan.

2) Turn on the heat to medium until the mixture begins to bubble.

3) Stir well and reduce the heat to a simmer.

4) Allow mixture to cook and the fruit/berries to naturally break down.

5) When the jam has reached the consistency you desire, carefully pour hot jam into a clean and sterile mason jar.

6) Being sure the rim of the jar is clean and jam-free, wipe the lid with a damp cloth, place on the seal and tighten the lid until a slight resistance is met.

7) Carefully place the jar on a kitchen towel where the jar will not be disturbed.

8) Allow the jam to fully cool; once the jam begins to cool, the seal should create a popping sound, assuring you that the jar is sealed.

9) Refrigerate or store in a cool dry place.

Note: It is very important to use a clean and sterile jar if you plan to preserve this jam for future consumption.

Cherri Schmig

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