Contributed by: NAPSA
Wild About Strawberries? Enjoy Them All Year
Long! (NAPSA) - Ah, strawberries-those juicy, red gems that bring out the best of summer!
You can enjoy these seasonal delights, any time, by capturing their luscious flavor in this
Strawberry Jelly. Then spread on a taste of summer all year long.
Simply start with these recipes as your inspiration to whip up a batch of jam or jelly on
one lazy Saturday morning. Next, add the sweetest and most flavorful strawberries and just-ripe
kiwi fruit you can find. Finally, bring it all together with Ball¨ Fruit Jell¨ Liquid or
Powdered Pectin, whichever the recipe calls for. Fruit Jell¨ pectins are proven performers
from the same test-kitchen that has introduced generations to home canning success.
Voila! Now you can enjoy those scrumptious berries long after the harvest is gone.
- 3 quarts strawberries, crushed
- 7 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 pouches Fruit Jell liquid pectin
Prepare home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer's instructions. Jars should be
covered with water and boiled 10 minutes to sterilize.
Extract juice from the strawberries. Combine 4 cups juice and sugar in a large saucepot. Bring
mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Add pectin and return to a rolling boil. Boil hard for 1
minute; remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary. Ladle hot jelly into hot, sterilized jars, leaving
1Ú4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rim clean. Adjust caps.
Process 5 minutes in a boiling-water canner.
Serving Size: Makes 8 half-pints