Friday, June 9, 2017

Filling the Pantry

Blueberries and strawberries are plentiful and on sale this week.
I made jam for the pantry.
(I also set aside a jar's worth of each for the refrigerator rather than using up a jar to can them.)

The jam came out to be less than $1 per jar for the blueberry lime jam.
The strawberry worked out to be even less at 75 cents a jar.

The bonuses are that I have them ready to go, I know the ingredients, I got to spend an afternoon doing something I enjoy, and homemade jam just tastes good.


  1. I love seeing jars of jam that have been canned. SO beautiful and something you will enjoy all summer and winter long. :)

    1. It always makes me happy to see homecanned food on the shelves.


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