How to make homemade Fireweed Jelly from the beautiful wildflowers | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Fireweed Jelly | Preserving the Harvest #SundaySupper

How to make homemade Fireweed Jelly from the beautiful wildflowers | Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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 jelly... Delicious!! (gotta remember to pick the blossoms if I ever go to Alaska!)

Fireweed jelly... Delicious!! (gotta remember to pick the blossoms if I ever go to Alaska!)

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

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…

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

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

Best Fireweed Jelly recipe.  I use this one every year!

Best Fireweed Jelly recipe. I use this one every year!

Fireweed Jelly - an Alaskan treat!

Fireweed Jelly | Preserving the Harvest #SundaySupper

Fireweed Jelly - an Alaskan treat!

Fireweed Jalapeno Jelly

Fireweed Jalapeno 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

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.

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