I have been making jams for a very long time. I say jams and not jellies because I don't think I have ever actually made a batch of jelly. I love nice thick and chunky jam so that is what I make. Nothing in the world can compare to smearing a big dollop of homemade jam on a fresh baked biscuit for breakfast.
This lovely Pear Vanilla Jam recipe from Food in Jars has become my new favorite jam!
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I have my favorite recipes that I usually make each year. Well, not really each year because sometimes a year goes by that I don't make any jam.
During the years that I am jamming I always make strawberry. The one recipe that might come close to a jelly is a jalapeno jelly I make.
I call it jelly but I like it hot so it does have chunks of jalapenos in it.
It just sounds funny when I call it jalapeno jam. What used to be my most favorite jam that I make is a strawberry and blueberry blend. Notice I said used to be
I came upon this lovely pear canning recipe back in February on this lovely canning blog that I found a few years ago.
Food In Jars is the ultimate in canning information and yummy canning recipes. I was so excited when I saw the recipe on the blog that I forwarded it to one of my other email addresses so I wouldn't forget about it.
A few weeks ago pears went on sale! Woo Hoo. I have to be honest with you. I didn't know what to expect. I had never made any kind of jam recipe with pears before.
And I also have never flavored a jam with vanilla beans. As a baker I of course love vanilla. I use it in almost every dessert recipe I bake.
This recipe turned out so lip smacking good that the next day I went out and bought more pears and made another batch.
I think I am obsessed with this stuff. I'll be posting a recipe where I used this melt in your mouth jam as a filling.
I've hidden all my jars of Pear Vanilla Jam. I don't want to share it! Normally I am very generous with my homemade goods but not this time. No siree it's all mine! Sorry but I am not sharing!
Free Printable Pear Vanilla Jam Canning Labels
This year (2016) I had CanningCrafts.com design some custom printable canning labels for the Lovely Delicious Pear Vanilla Jam recipe.
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