The fun foods in canning are the jams and jellies, butters, conserves, marmalades and preserves. The distinctive flavor of choice homemade jams and jellies has yet to be replicated in store bought products. Using Homemade Jams Jellies and Preserves the beginning home canner can easily learn, how to combine orchard-fresh fruits with sugar, add spices or extracts, cook the mixture in small batches, and successfully jar the yummy results. Illustrated with color illustrations of jams and jellies, vintage jars, and happy people cooking and eating fruit spreads Homemade Jams Jellies and Preserves is as attractive as it is practical. Home canning is growing in popularity, becoming another 'crafter' rediscovery, like knitting, sewing and scrapbooking. With over 50 recipes Homemade Jams Jellies and Preserves features a representative selection from the rich variety of canned fruit spreads, including preserves with nuts, marmalades with various fruit rinds and a mouthwatering selection of fruit butters. With its well designed vintage look and feel and solid information on how to effectively and safely can fruits. Homemade Jams Jellies and Preserves is sure to find a, perhaps slightly sticky, place in the kitchen libraries of jam and jelly lovers and the legions in search of the perfect P,B and J.