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Fireweed Jelly | Preserving the Harvest #SundaySupper

Fireweed Jelly - a beautiful medicinal plant found just about everywhere, a perennial  wildflower in the Evening Primrose family - you will see on some honey labels,  bees adore it because it makes a lot of nectar

Fireweed Jelly - a beautiful medicinal plant found just about everywhere, a perennial wildflower in the Evening Primrose family - you will see on some honey labels, bees adore it because it makes a lot of nectar

How to, Step by Step recipe for making Fireweed Jelly.....so yummy and the fireweed is in full bloom right now in Alaska!

Fireweed Jelly, How to, Step by Step recipe for making Fireweed Jelly.so yummy and the fireweed is in full bloom right now in Alaska. It looks pretty too.

Fireweed Jelly

Fireweed (Willowherb, Blooming Sally) Latin name: Epilobium angustifolium. Fireweed is a beautiful plant that loves to grow just about.

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Fireweed Jelly (or Other Edible Flower Jelly)

I make several batches of this each summer when the fireweed in Alaska is in bloom.  My kids always help pick the blooms and are always eager to eat the finished product.  Its important that only the blooms are harvested - not the stems.  Also, I have tried this recipe several times with Certo and it will not set so be sure to use Sure-Jell or a powdered pectin.  Prep time is estimated (depends on how long it takes you to pick fireweed, I guess!)  Extra juice can be stored in fridge or…

Fireweed Jelly

Here is the recipe I used to make yummy fireweed jelly with fireweed blossoms picked right from my yard here in Alaska :)

Fireweed Jelly

Not fireweed loving where woods have burnt-- Robert Frost I love fireweed so.

I make several batches of this each summer when the fireweed in Alaska is in bloom. My kids always help pick the blooms and are always eager to eat the finished product. Its important that only the blooms are harvested - not the stems. Also, I have tried this recipe several times with Certo and it will not set so be sure to use Sure-Jell or a powdered pectin. Prep time is estimated (depends on how long it takes you to pick fireweed, I guess!) Extra juice can be stored in fridge or freezer.

Fireweed Jelly

I make several batches of this each summer when the fireweed in Alaska is in bloom. My kids always help pick the blooms and are always eager to eat the finished product. Its important that only the blooms are harvested - not the stems. Also, I have tried this recipe several times with Certo and it will not set so be sure to use Sure-Jell or a powdered pectin. Prep time is estimated (depends on how long it takes you to pick fireweed, I guess!) Extra juice can be stored in fridge or freezer.

Pomonas Fireweed jelly

Pomonas Fireweed jelly

Fireweed Jelly - a beautiful medicinal plant found just about everywhere, a perennial  wildflower in the Evening Primrose family - you will see on some honey labels,  bees adore it because it makes a lot of nectar

Fireweed Jelly - a beautiful medicinal plant found just about everywhere, a perennial wildflower in the Evening Primrose family - you will see on some honey labels, bees adore it because it makes a lot of nectar

Homesteader's Fireweed "Honey" Recipe.  Fireweed honey, fireweed ice cream, fireweed jelly

Live From Alaska: When Alaska Hands You Fireweed, fireweed jelly, fireweed honey

Fireweed Jelly - a beautiful medicinal plant found just about everywhere, a perennial  wildflower in the Evening Primrose family - you will see on some honey labels,  bees adore it because it makes a lot of nectar

Fireweed Jelly - a beautiful medicinal plant found just about everywhere, a perennial wildflower in the Evening Primrose family - you will see on some honey labels, bees adore it because it makes a lot of nectar

Fireweed syrup recipe

Recipe for syrup made from wild Fireweed found in the backcountry skiing location, Colorado.