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Lena's Strawberry Jam Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alice Bauman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 qt. Cleaned Strawberries
1 Box Sure Jell
7 C. Sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cook strawberries and sure jell to a good boil.
2. Add Sugar and bring back to a boil.
3. Cook 2 minutes.
4. Skim froth from top of pan, discard.
5. Pour liquid into prepared jars (washed in very hot water)
6. Cool jam completely
7. Melt wax and pour on top of set jam.
8. Tightly put lids on jam and store on the shelf.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use less sugar(4-5 C.) in my jam than Lena's recipe calls for. She cooked her berries whole. As the mixture cooks the berries cook into a thick liquid leaving plenty of pieces of berry in the jam to make it very yummy. I cook mine this way too, it gives the taste of eating a fresh strawberry sandwich! I do not make mine shelf ready but store in jars in the freezer. Leave room in jar for expanding when freezing.

 

 

 

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