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Strawberry Jam

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Ingredients
  Fully ripe strawberries 2 Quart, washed and drained
  Fruit pectin 6 Tablespoon (1 Box)
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

Crush berries with a potato masher or plate, one layer at a time, so that all berries are reduced to pulp.
Place berries in a very large, heavy-bottomed saucepan.
Stir pectin into pulp.
Bring quickly to a full, hard boil, stirring constantly.
Stir in sugar; bring back to a full rolling boil that is impossible to stir down and boil hard for 1 minute, continuing to stir constantly.
Remove from heat; skim foam with metal spoon.
Ladle into hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1/2-inch space at top.
Wipe spills from rim of jar.
Cover at once with 1/8 inch melted paraffin.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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