Cherry Jam + Giveaway

Cherry Jam

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Did you know that we started posting in January 2012 but didn’t tell anyone until June 2012?  Does that mean our blog is almost a year and a half old or just a year old?

Either way, to celebrate, we are giving away two prizes:

  1. A one year subscription to Sweet Paul Magazine
  2. A Sweet Paul Magazine Bundle – This bundle includes a copy of the Sweet Paul Kids issue plus a copy of Sweet Paul Summer

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A few more things…

–This giveaway is open to USA residents only and will run until Friday, 07/15/13 at 11:59 pm EST.

–Two lucky winners, who will be picked out of a hat, will be announced on 07/20/2013. Don’t forget to leave us your email address. Winners will be notified via email.  (We will not share your contact information with anyone.)

–The winners will have until 07/30/2013 to claim the prize.

–Do you have more friends who love to cook? Great! Let your friends know about this giveaway.

Important Disclosure: This giveaway is provided to you by  Made In Our Kitchen and Sweet Paul Magazine.

Cherry Jam


Cherry Jam

Adapted from Sweet Paul Magazine, Summer 2011

Makes 4 8oz Jars


  • 4 cups whole sweet cherries, rinsed and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon brandy
  • 1 teaspoon powdered pectic
  • 3 1/2 cups sugar


Place cherries, lemon juice, lime juice, brandy, pectin and sugar in a heavy large pan over low heat and cook, stirring, until the sugar is dissolved.  Let me mixture simmer uncovered for 25 minutes and stir mixture often.

Pour the jam into hot sterilized jars and seal with lids. Place in a large saucepan with a bit of water on the bottom. Cook for about five minutes, remove from heat and let cool at room temperature. They should be ready within 24 hours. Store in a cool place.

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