favorite spices and flavors make their grand debut and are featured in almost
every holiday menu. Apples, pears, cranberries, oranges, cinnamon……. Can you
smell the warm delicious aroma?
I had all of those ingredients ready and just thought it would be perfect to
blend them and make a “Holiday Jam”.
Here’s what you will need to can make this jar of
2 whole pears, peeled, cored and chopped
2 small apples, peeled, cored and chopped
4 cups fresh cranberries
3 cups of sugar
½ cup water
1 orange, juiced and zested (zest before juicing)
1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or 1 cinnamon stick
saucepan. Stir and cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil.
minutes to 1 hour, stirring regularly, until it has reduced and thickened.
Add the orange juice and zest and cook for another 5 minutes
There are so many ways to use this in different recipes. Here are some of my
Just spread over toasted bread with butter or cream cheese.
In a yogurt parfait: Layer in the following order into your favorite glass or
bowl: granola, holiday jam. Greek yogurt, holiday jam and toasted sliced almonds
or pistachios. Repeat once more or to make as many layers as you like and enjoy
it for breakfast or as a healthy dessert
Fill it in between two shortbread cookies.
Anyway you decide to serve it, it’ll be a big hit!