Home Canning Recipes: Ginger Peach Jam

In this yummy recipe, ginger gives the peaches a little heat and an exotic back note.

| September/October 2011

In this yummy recipe, ginger gives the peaches a little heat and an exotic back note. Feel free to use less if you don’t enjoy spiciness.


2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon Pomona’s Universal Pectin (Pomona’s gels with less sugar than most pectins)
1 cup water
1/4 cup bottled lemon juice
4 pounds peaches
2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
1 tablespoon calcium water (included in the Pomona’s box)


1. Stir together sugar and pectin in a small bowl and set aside. Combine water and lemon juice in a large nonreactive pot. Prepare an ice-water bath in a large bowl or clean sink.

2. Bring another large pot of water to a boil. Working in batches of 2 peaches at a time, blanch fruit in boiling water for 30 seconds to loosen skins.

mother earth news fair 2018 schedule


Next: August 4-5, 2018
Albany, OR

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on natural health, organic gardening, real food and more!


Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265