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1lb jam jars

It’s July and summer fruits abound. After you’ve eaten as many fresh strawberries, raspberries or blackcurrants as you can, the rest can be frozen or made into jam. This is one of the easiest ways to deal with a glut of any fruit and will allow you to enjoy it every day even as winter draws in, spread on toast or scones, between the layers of a Victoria sponge or in a Bakewell tart.

If you’re making jam in any quantity, Wares of Knutsford’s jar selection comes in a number of sizes, including the useful 1lb jars, with spare lids available. Remember to sterilise your jars before you fill them.

Apart from jars, Wares of Knutsford can supply any other jam making equipment you may need, such as thermometers, funnels, preserving pans, straining kits, labels, pretty jar covers and jam making recipe books or complete kits, perfect for helping you get started if you are new to preserving.

1lb jam jars

The standard 378ml or 1lb jam jars are perfect for jam or any other sort of preserving. This is a regulation size jar, ideal for shows and competitions. Straight sided and in clear glass, the 1lb jars can be bought in four pack sizes: 12, 24, 36 or a 192 jar bargain pack. Larger pack sizes are more economical – the more you buy, the cheaper they get and they don’t have to be used only for preserving – lots of our customers have been bulk buying jars to make creative wedding favours! Heat sealable, vinegar proof screw top lids are included in a choice of seven colours – gold, silver, black, white, green and classic red or blue gingham. The jars are carefully packed to make sure they arrive in perfect condition.

1lb jam jars and other sizes

The Wares of Knutsford jam jar range includes basic and deluxe options in a wide variety of sizes, from 41ml miniatures up to 725ml. While 378ml / 1lb is the conventional size for jam, you can also choose 105ml, 110ml, 125ml, 153ml, 190ml, 212ml, 228ml, 277ml, 293ml, 300ml, 435ml and 500ml. The deluxe, fancy and Bonta jars are ideal if you want to give your preserves as a gift or if you’re starting a small business.

Jars are available wholesale for business customers so don’t hesitate to contact our staff for wholesale pricing, invoicing and delivery details.

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jam jars 1lb recipes

Standard 378ml or 1lb jam jars are a well recognised piece of kit. They can be used for home preserving or an endless list of other projects.

Wares of Knutsford offer this regulation size jar in various pack sizes for buyers of small quantities or even the 192 jar bargain pack for professionals stocking up. The jars are 120mm tall, with a 70mm diameter and a wide choice of lid colours. Delivery is quick and to a set price, no matter how large your order. Products are also carefully wrapped to ensure they arrive intact.

So which ingredients can you make the most of this season in your jam jars 1lb recipes?

Jam jars 1lb recipes: pumpkin chutney

When you’re bored of soup and pie, try this spicy chutney.

  • 1kg pumpkin flesh, diced into 1cm pieces
  • 4 red onions, peeled and diced
  • 250g Demerara sugar
  • 2-3 Bramley apples, cut into 1cm chunks
  • 3 red pepper, diced
  • 200g juicy sultanas
  • 200ml cider vinegar
  • 500ml apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 10 whole black peppercorns
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Salt

Placed the diced pumpkin flesh into a colander, sprinkle with salt and leave in the sink overnight. In the morning rinse well.

Add all the ingredients to a large, heavy based pan and cook gently for 40-50 minutes. The chutney should have reached a soft but thick consistency. Season to taste then decant into jars and seal thoroughly. Store in the fridge for a week before eating.

Jam jars 1lb recipes: mincemeat

Don’t be intimidated by the huge ingredients list, mincemeat is easily made and a Christmas essential.

  • 150g glace cherries, roughly chopped
  • 100g pecan nuts, roughly chopped
  • 100g hazelnuts, roughly chopped
  • 3 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 2 oranges, zested and juiced
  • 450g cooking apples, peeled cored and diced
  • 220g shredded suet
  • 350g raisins
  • 12 dates, roughly chopped
  • 220g sultanas
  • 220g each sultanas and currants
  • 350g dark Muscovado sugar
  • 200g candied peel
  • 5 teaspoons mixed spice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
  • 4 tablespoons brandy
  • 4 tablespoons Amaretto

Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and stir well to combine. You may find it easier to dig in and mix with your hands than a spoon! Cover the bowl and leave to stand overnight.

The following day, pour the mixture in a large saucepan and cook on a gentle heat, stirring regularly. You’re waiting for the suet to melt and coat all the other ingredients. Decant the mincemeat into jars and store in a cool, dark place. It should keep for up to a year.

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