April McGreger of The Farmer's Daughter takes a Southern classic to new heights by combining it with spicy ginger ale and dried sour cherries to create a spread that puts to shame most of the sweet glop sold in supermarkets.
Different recipes call for different kinds of pectin. (What is pectin, anyway? Find out here.) So what if you're all set and ready to make a pot of jam, and your recipe calls for liquid pectin, but you only have dry? Can you substitute them?
Prickly pear cactus jam is one of the coolest jams I've ever tried. It's perfect with pancakes, crepes, toasts or English muffins. This recipe is ridiculously simple and it only takes 15 minutes! Jam can be stored in the fridge for over a month.