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June 11, 2015 Canning, Giveaways, Preserving Recipes, Product, Recipes

June Jamming Giveaway with Pomona’s Pectin

It’s time to jump into jamming season, and we’ve partnered with Pomona’s Pectin to help you get started.June Jamming Giveaway

Two very lucky winners will receive

Pomona’s Pectin is a sugar-free, preservative-free, low-methoxyl citrus pectin. If you are looking for a way to cut back on the sugar in your preserves, this is the pectin for you! It allows you to sweeten jam & jelly to your taste with low amounts of any sweetener.

The book, Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin, boasts recipes for more than 70 jams, jellies, preserves, conserves and marmalades…all with intense natural flavors without all of the added sugar!

Pomonas Basics

The book is filled with tips on making the best out of your preserving experience, wisdom on how to safely and effectively customize your recipes and color images to inspire you! For instance, this chapter takes on some of the science of canning preserves in a thorough, but manageable level. If you feel like you’re new to canning, it’s written in such a way that the idea of trying a different pectin isn’t overwhelming. There’s even a table that gives weight and unit or volume equivalents. For example – if your recipe calls for a pound of kiwi, about how many kiwi will that be? Well, according to their chart, 5 – 6 medium kiwis. I do have a scale in my kitchen, but this is even more helpful for me when I’m heading to the market or am trying to determine whether or not I have enough fruit on hand for a particular recipe.Pomona's Jam

Here are a few jam recipes where we’ve enjoyed using Pomona’s Pectin:

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Vanilla Preserves

Strawberry Jam

Low Sugar Strawberry Vanilla Jam

Sweet Cherry Vanilla Jam

Pear-Cranberry Conserve with Almonds and Crystallized Ginger

Pear Vanilla Jam with Honey

Sunrise Marmalade

Gingered Lemon-Fig Preserves


Two very lucky winners will receive

This Giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada, 18 years and older. Everyone gets 2 free entries; additional entries are also possible. The entry dates are from June 10 through June 17, 2015. Winners will be randomly chosen. Winners will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to respond or we will choose new winners. The names of the winners will be posted on the Pomona’s Pectin website blog 48 hours after the giveaway ends.

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  1. Rom Kruse Posted June 12, 2015 at 10:28 pm | Permalink

    I love canning jars for everything, canning, storing baking goods, I cannot get enough canning jars.

  2. Denise Posted June 15, 2015 at 1:48 pm | Permalink

    Love to can and with jelly/jam season upon us you can (no pun intended) never have too many jars!

  3. Danielle Posted June 15, 2015 at 3:06 pm | Permalink

    can always use more jars!

  4. Barbara Pfister Posted June 15, 2015 at 3:56 pm | Permalink

    I love canning jars not just for canning but for spice jars with the shaker tops and mixing dressings ETC>

  5. Sterling Wood Posted June 15, 2015 at 4:38 pm | Permalink

    I’m new to canning so I need all the help I can get.

  6. Yafa Posted June 15, 2015 at 8:01 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the generous offer!

  7. Merry Jo Montgomery Posted June 15, 2015 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    I’ve been canning for many years and would love to try your products.
    Thanks for the opportunity.

  8. ColleenB. Posted June 16, 2015 at 5:20 am | Permalink

    Thank you for this giveaway opportunity.
    I don’t do Facebook so was happy that you had the 2 Free Entries
    Thank You

  9. Stephanie Dettlo Posted June 16, 2015 at 8:15 am | Permalink

    Ive been dying for that book!

  10. Cora Posted June 16, 2015 at 9:16 am | Permalink

    I have developed a “thing” for canning jars! Thanks for the opportunity!

  11. J. Wade Posted June 16, 2015 at 11:52 am | Permalink

    Please enter me in the giveaway. Thanks!

  12. Juliette Posted June 16, 2015 at 11:59 am | Permalink

    I use a lot of pectin in the summer!

  13. Kim a Posted June 16, 2015 at 1:11 pm | Permalink

    Just started last year – love canning and my teenagers are learning with me!

  14. Lisa Long Posted June 16, 2015 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    It’s almost time to make hot pepper jelly — would like to try this pectin!

  15. Andrea Harper Posted June 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm | Permalink

    I need small jars, since I am completely out!! There are a lot of great recipes using Pomona Pectin.

  16. Kristin Posted June 16, 2015 at 2:22 pm | Permalink

    New fun jars and new recipes to make? Perfect combo. Yes please!

  17. Mercy A Posted June 16, 2015 at 2:50 pm | Permalink

    Hope to win! Thanks for the chance!

  18. Sharon F Posted June 16, 2015 at 3:08 pm | Permalink

    I’d love to get into making jelly and jam. I so miss them since Grandma died.

  19. Joan Posted June 16, 2015 at 3:57 pm | Permalink

    I enjoy canning jellies and pickles.

  20. Donna Reid Posted June 16, 2015 at 4:23 pm | Permalink

    I have many friends that are Diabetic and some that just want to cut down on the sugar hope I win would love to give low sugar jelly for Christmas

  21. sue Posted June 16, 2015 at 4:33 pm | Permalink

    LUV me some good canning jars! I would love to try Pomona pectin out.. I have never used it!! 😉

  22. Joanne Posted June 16, 2015 at 4:39 pm | Permalink

    I would love to try the recipes in the book. I am fairly new at making jams and pickles. My garden is small, so small batches is perfect for me.

  23. Jane Posted June 16, 2015 at 5:22 pm | Permalink

    I would love to try this low sugar pectin and will be looking for it on the market shelves Hopefully I could win this to try it out since with diabetics in the family this would be extremely healthy and helpful.

  24. Denise Posted June 16, 2015 at 7:23 pm | Permalink

    Great giveaway

  25. Heidi W. Posted June 16, 2015 at 11:51 pm | Permalink

    The canning jars are beautiful! I love the Pomona recipe book. I’ve read it, and would love to win a copy. Thanks for the fun chance to win!

  26. Cindy P. Posted June 17, 2015 at 4:28 am | Permalink

    I’ve not tried this pectin yet!

  27. Lenora Stubbs Posted June 17, 2015 at 8:06 am | Permalink

    Just learning to can!! Would love these supplies! !

  28. PennyC Posted June 17, 2015 at 9:08 am | Permalink

    I’ve just started canning and could use all of the help I can get!!

  29. Michelle Nelson Posted June 17, 2015 at 9:20 am | Permalink

    My grandmother taught me how to can blackberry jam and now I make many varieties of jams and always looking for different recipes.

  30. Amanda Leuice Posted June 17, 2015 at 9:25 am | Permalink

    How nice would these be to win!

  31. Lori Posted June 17, 2015 at 9:42 am | Permalink

    You can never have enough jars! They are good for canning, storing, and we use them for drinking glasses.

  32. Char Dingley Posted June 17, 2015 at 11:45 am | Permalink

    I learned to can at my grandmothers knee at a very early age. My grandparents had a farm and nothing was ever wasted. I have great memories of those times, but I am ever grateful for learning how to preserve and can food. I love everything associated with it!

  33. Ellen Posted June 17, 2015 at 11:51 am | Permalink

    Love canning … and new producs

  34. Diana Douglas Posted June 17, 2015 at 11:52 am | Permalink

    I use my canning jars all most year round. I never seem to have enough and would really like to have some more.

  35. Laura Hagan Posted June 17, 2015 at 12:31 pm | Permalink

    I love canning and just recently lost everything when our house was cleaned out while we were moving, this would be a great start to my new kitchen

  36. Julie Fox Posted June 17, 2015 at 1:22 pm | Permalink

    Canning is my passion and I love to jam and preserve almost anything there is to can.

  37. Lisa Verizzi Posted June 17, 2015 at 2:48 pm | Permalink

    I used Pomona’s Pectin for the first time last year and I love it. I would love a chance to try some to their recipes

  38. Lisa Posted June 17, 2015 at 2:56 pm | Permalink

    I would love to win this. I am new to canning.

  39. Clark Word Posted June 17, 2015 at 3:09 pm | Permalink

    I love your Woozy jars for hot sauces. The jars in this giveaway would be great for salsa and what I would use them for. With over 40+ pepper plants, all super hots like the Carolina Reaper, I’m going to need a lot of jars this summer.

  40. Susanh Posted June 17, 2015 at 4:01 pm | Permalink

    now to hopefully win and then make your recipe of strawberry rhubarb jam. Low sugar of course 🙂

  41. Sara Hyma Posted June 17, 2015 at 4:30 pm | Permalink

    I love making freezer jam!

  42. Patricia Posted June 17, 2015 at 5:51 pm | Permalink

    Woohoo! Anything we can do to lower sugar consumption is a good thing. Thanks for the great offer!

  43. Mary Posted June 17, 2015 at 6:19 pm | Permalink

    always looking for more canning recipes

  44. wendy burt Posted June 17, 2015 at 6:40 pm | Permalink

    There are never enough jars…..and never enough time to try new canning recipes!

  45. Andrea Grabowski Posted June 17, 2015 at 7:36 pm | Permalink

    Ran out of Strawberry Jam, ready to make more. Would love try Pomona’s Pectin with strawberries this year.

  46. Donna Zack Posted June 17, 2015 at 8:57 pm | Permalink

    Love to win this

  47. Debbie Greene Posted June 17, 2015 at 10:33 pm | Permalink

    Love to can.

  48. Chris Hardin Posted July 19, 2015 at 12:35 pm | Permalink

    I’m always interested in pectin options, and a plain side on jars is a great idea!! Thanks for offering them.