Homemade Strawberry Jam

Sun-soaked, juicy strawberries are one of mother natures best summer gifts. Although it has a short growing season, June to mid August, home canning of these delicious berries will let you and your family enjoy them year round.

 

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Ingredients:

41/2 cups of crushed strawberries

7 cups of sugar

1 box of pectin

 

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Directions:

In a large sauce pan or pot bring strawberries and pectin to a boil over high heat.

Add the sugar and boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat and stir for 5 minutes, skimming coating off the top.

 

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Pour into clean, sterilized jars.

 

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Put lids on and tighten screw bands.  Once the lids become sealed,the  jam is good for one year.

 

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Makes 8 cups/ or 4 pints.

 

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