3 cups fresh strawberries hulled + quartered
3 medium kiwis peeled + chopped
1 1 3/4 oz powdered fruit pectin
1 tbs finely chopped crystallized ginger
1 tbs butter
1 tbs lemon juice
1 tsp finely shredded orange peel
5 cups sugar (or sugar substitute)
1. In a medium bowl, slightly mash strawberries. In a Dutch oven, combine the fruit, pectin, ginger, butter, lemon juice, orange peel and salt. Heat on medium high, stirring constantly, until it comes to a rolling boil.
2. Add sugar, return to boil for one minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, skim off foam with a metal spoon.
3. Ladle jam into hot, sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4" headspace. Wipe rims of jars, adjust lids. Process in a boiling water canner for 5 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars, cool on racks. Makes about 6 half-pint jars.
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