Blueberry-Spice Jam

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Title: Blueberry-Spice Jam
Yield: 5 Half-pints
Categories: Jam/jelly, Canning, Preserving

Ingredients:

2 1/2 pt Ripe blueberries
1 tb Lemon juice
1/2 ts Ground nutmeg or cinnamon
5 1/2 c Sugar
3/4 c Water
1 3/4 oz Powdered pectin


Yield: About 5 half-pints

Procedure: Wash and thoroughly crush blueberries, one layer at a time, in a
saucepan. Add lemon juice, spice, and water. Stir pectin and bring to a
full, rolling boil over high heat, stirring frequently. Add the sugar and
return to a full rolling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, quickly skim off foam, and fill sterile jars, leaving
1/4-inch headspace. For more information on how to sterilize jars see "Jars
and Lids".

Adjust lids and process as recommended in Table 1.

Table 1. Recommended process time for Blueberry-Spice Jam in a
boiling-water canner.

Style of Pack: Hot. Jar Size: Half-pints or Pints. Process Time at
Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 5 min.
1,001 - 6,000 ft: 10 min.
Above 6,000 ft: 15 min.

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Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539 (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format
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