2 1/2 qts fully ripe strawberries
3/4 cup rose wine or water
2 tbs fresh lemon juice
3 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 bottle liquid fruit pectin
Crush berries, one layer at a time, with a potato masher.
Add rose or water and mix well.
Pour into a large sieve lined with a double thickness of cheesecloth.
Drain and measure 2 cups of the juice into a large saucepan.
Add sugar and lemon juice.
Bring to a full rolling boil on high heat, stirring constantly.
Stir in pectin and bring again to a rolling boil.
Boil hard for 1 minute stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and skim.
Pour quickly into hot sterilized glasses.
Cover with hot melted paraffin.