Old Fashioned Blueberry Jam
|Fresh blueberries/Frozen blueberries||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Clover honey||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In a large kettle, bring blueberries and water to a boil; mash and stir for 5 minutes.
Add sugar and honey; boil gently, uncovered, over medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
To test for doneness: Remove from heat; spoon about 1 tablespoon of hot jam onto a chilled plate and set plate in freezer until the jam has cooled to room temperature, about 1-2 minutes.
When the cooled jam holds its shape when mounded with a spoon, the jam has reached its desired thickness.
If necessary, return to heat and repeat test after additional cooking.
Skim foam; pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 in.headspace.
Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water bath.