It’s hard to beat the sense of accomplishment you get when you open a jar of homemade hot pepper jelly or strawberry freezer jam. Learn how to make jam and jelly, and you'll always have homemade edible gifts on hand—and something yummy for your own biscuits and scones! All of the recipes in our freezer jam collection include instructions, but the tips below will give you added confidence and know-how. When you’re ready to get started, pick the fruit (or veggie!) you want to begin with. (Our Seasonal Produce Guide can help you with that.) When you’re looking for recipes for a specific fruit, check out the fruit’s recipes, like our strawberry recipes and rhubarb recipes. You never know when one of them will call for jam or jelly—and you’ll have your own terrific store to use for it.