Cookbook Miscellaneous

Ellen’s 4-H Jam

4 C. fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
4 C. sugar
2 T. lemon juice
Fruit Fresh per pkg, directions

Place berries in a large, heavy saucepan with half sugar and Fruit Fresh. Mix well. Bring to a full rolling boil and let boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add remaining sugar, bring to a boil and boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Pour into a large bowl and cool, stirring occasionally. Cover and let stand overnight at room temperature. In the morning, ladle into hot scalded jars. Cover with standard canning lids. Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

Makes 6 to 8 half-pints.

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