Saturday, November 10, 2012

Recipe for Strawberry~Rhubarb Jam

Hi, everyone. I hope you're all having a great weekend. Thankfully, I've had a very productive day of housecleaning. Now, if it would only stay this way! :)

Recently one of my new blogging friends asked me for my mom's strawberry rhubarb jam recipe, so I called my mom and she gave it to me to share with you all. She said a neighbor had given her this recipe many years ago. It's not very complicated, but it is so delicious!


Strawberry~Rhubarb Jam
10 cups of chopped rhubarb, fresh or frozen
8 cups of sugar
3 boxes of strawberry jello mix
*Optional-one small can of crushed pineapple, not drained.

Directions:
Combine rhubarb and sugar in a large pot and cook on low. Stir occasionally until it melts together and becomes syrupy.
If you choose to use the pineapple, add it here, then turn the heat up and boil hard for ten minutes, stirring frequently.
Add in the jello mix, stirring as you add.
Fill jars and seal.
Makes five pints.

In light of our recent election, I just wanted to share a bit of Scripture.
Romans 13:1  Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
I Timothy 2:1-2  I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

I have many concerns about our nation, but I am so thankful that my hope does not rest in any national or state leader. My hope is in the LORD!
~Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. ~Jeremiah 17:7

I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday. Thanks for stopping by.

Take care,
~Melanie

13 comments:

  1. My mom used to make this same jelly -- I can vouch for its "yumminess!"

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  2. That jam does look yummy. We would like that very much!

    I appreciate your thoughts concerning the election; I've been thinking similarly. So grateful that my hope is in the Lord and that He is ultimately in control.

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  3. Hi Melanie...our thoughts about the election are the same and we too place our trust in the Lord! God Bless ♥ Teri

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  4. Good Morning Melanie!

    Love the recipe...I make strawberry rhubarb pie which is very similar. Rhubarb grows very well around our parts...so it is always nice to have new recipes for it! Like the little "zip" of pineapple...great addition!

    Hope you all have a very blessed Sunday and a great week in school!

    With love,
    Laura

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  5. Hi, Melanie, we love homemade jam! I am going to bookmark this recipe for next year. :)

    I was so bummed after the election. Thank you for the verses.

    Have a great week.

    :)Vicki

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  6. Thanks for posting this, Melanie. :-)

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  7. I love your new fall blog design :) The jam looks delicious. I don't think I've ever had rhubard but think I would like it ;)

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  8. So nice of your mom to share. Homemade is always best.

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  9. You probably won't believe this, but I've never eaten rhubarb! I have no idea what it tastes like but always see it paired with strawberries. :)

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  10. Sounds yummy! Great post.
    Have a Happy Thanksgiving.
    Sherry

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  11. Hope You All Had A Very Happy Thanksgiving.

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  12. Gosh, people who can make jellies, preserves, and jams are like magicians to me!

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