Strawberry Jam

One of my favorite things to make. The hardest part is trying to save some for winter.

Here is the recipe.

Strawberry Jam

2 qts. strawberries, stemmed, washed and crushed

1 package dry pectin

1/4 c. lemon juice

7 cups sugar

Combine  berries, pectin and lemon juice in large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often.  Add sugar and turn heat up to high. Stir often until mixture comes to a boil. Boil hard one minute stirring constantly. Ladle hot jam in to jars leaving 1/4 inch headspace.  Wipe rims add screw on lids comfortably tight. Place in boiling water bath and process 5 minutes. Remove to cooling rack, towel or wooden surface to cool. Makes 8-9 half pints.