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How to Make Homemade Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

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How to Make Homemade Blueberry Jam Without Pectin
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Juicy, sweet and slightly tart, blueberries are perfect for jam making. This antioxidant-rich berry is native to North America but spread across the world, gaining fans along the way. Aside from their wonderful flavour, blueberries and other dark-colored fruits can help keep your brain healthy.

Blueberries taste best picked at the height of the summer season when they’ve had enough sun exposure to convert their starch into sugar. An abundance of ripened blueberries calls for homemade jam.

Follow this easy recipe for homemade blueberry jam. No pectin on hand? No worries. This blueberry jam recipe uses honey as a thickener instead.

Once prepared, its uses go beyond toast and crackers. Try slathering blueberry jam on grilled salmon or use it as a topping for yogurt or ice cream.

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