July is Blueberry Month! To celebrate, we've launched a Blueberry Month board on Pinterest. Check it out for amazing recipes and even growing information.
Here's a terrific recipe from our Home & Garden Center to get you going.
2½ pints ripe blueberries
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg or cinnamon
5½ cups sugar
¾ cup water
1 box (1¾ ounces) powdered pectin
Wash and thoroughly crush blueberries, one layer at a time, in a saucepan. Add lemon juice, spice and water. Stir in 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 hot, sterile jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims. Adjust lids and process for 5 minutes in boiling water bath.
Yield: About 5 half-pint jars