Strawberry-Aronia-Rhubarb Refrigerator Jam Recipe

Learn how to transform aronia berries, which are surprisingly common in the United States, into an antioxidant-rich jam.

From the "Heirloom Gardener"
Fall 2017

  • Strawberry and rhubarb complement the flavor of tart aronia in homemade jam.
    Photo by Adobe Stock/Perikatipole

Total Hands-On Time: 5 hr

Preparation Time: 30 min

Cook Time: 4 hr 30 min

Yield: 2 to 3 half-pint jars

Aronia berries taste sweeter after a light frost, so pop them into your freezer for a day or two after harvest to bring out the best possible taste. Try spreading this garden-fresh jam on crackers with a smear of cream cheese.

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