Apple Rhubarb Jam

I had a bag of  rhubarb from the garden stashed in the freezer and a half a bag of apples that needed cooking….hmmm….what about Apple Rhubarb jam? I’m not sure if this is a traditional French Canadian recipe, but chances are, some fille du roi standing in her cabin in the woods faced the same…

French Apple Jam

It’s fall – we’re smack dab in the middle of apple season here in Quebec. Why not try benefit from the harvest and make a batch of French Apple Jam? Any variety of apples will work for this recipe, but whatever you do, try to use local, freshly picked apples.  Because really – why make…

Apple Scrap Jelly

When you make apple recipes in the Fall, don’t throw out the cores and peels. Instead, store them in large ziploc bags in the freezer until you have enough to make Apple Scrap Jelly. This recipe uses the peels and cores from an entire 20 lb.bag of apples Apple Scrap Jelly Peels and cores from…

Homemade Blueberry Jam

Ahhhh… it’s truly summer now – wild blueberries have finally arrived at Quebec’s farmer’s markets. Why not buy a basket or two and make some blueberry jam? If you can’t find wild berries, cultivated blueberries will do just fine. If you’ve never make jam before, blueberry jam is a good one to try. Blueberries are…

Homemade Rhubarb Strawberry Jam

Rhubarb strawberry jam is a brightly-coloured, wonderfully tart jam. It’s one of the first jam you can make in the spring in Quebec using local, homegrown products. If you don’t have any rhubarb growing in your garden, check your local farmer’s market or grocery store. If you’ve never tried making jam, try this recipe! It’s…