Warm up this chilly month with our Irresistible Chow Chow

As temperatures drop, there’s nothing quite like a warm, comforting dish to chase away the chill. Winter is an excellent time to enjoy warm and hearty meals to keep you cozy and satisfied throughout the day. Enter Grandma’s Jam House homestyle Chow Chow. This classic Southern condiment offers a unique blend of tangy, sweet, and […]

Learn all the benefits of our delicious homestyle jams this Jamuary

Happy Jamuary! Apart from starting those new year resolutions this cold month is all about learning the benefits of all-natural homestyle jams from Grandma’s Jam House. Jams are a much-loved treat that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. They offer a unique blend of taste, texture, and nutritional value that is hard to […]

The Small-Batch Jam and Jelly-making Process

Small Batch Jam

Grandma Mattie used to make her jams and jellies in small batches, so we do too. In 1995, Grandma opened her business cooking preserves in four 12-quart kettles. Today, we still use 12-quart kettles to cook, sweeten, and taste-test our jams and jellies.

3 Ingredients We Use in All Our Jams and Jellies

At Grandma’s Jam House, we keep things simple—really simple. We mix our delicious preserves by hand without high fructose corn syrup or additives. Because as jam and jelly experts, we hold to this truth—real, fresh ingredients are simply the best.

Preserving the Past: Mennonite-Made Jam Recipes That Live On

It was the summer of 1995 in Western Maryland. Grandma Mattie stood beside her son-in-law Urie Kanagy as they mixed, cooked, and taste-tested jams and jellies. Many seasons had changed in Mattie’s life, including growing up post the Great Depression, facing World War II, and traumatically losing her husband, Melvin. But with years of hardship […]