Strawberry Balsamic Jam

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Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

If you're out of strawberry season, use frozen berries!

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  1. Rinse the berries and remove their hulls, then roughly dice.
  2. Measure the fruit into a 6 to 8 quart nonreactive pot and add lemon juice and the proper amount of calcium water; stir well.
  3. Measure the sugar into a separate bowl adn thoroughly mix the proper amount of pectin powder into the sugar; set the mixture aside.
  4. Bring the fruit to a boil over medium-high heat. If it starts to foam, skim off the top and discard.
  5. Add the balsamic vinegar and return to a boil.
  6. Pour the pectin-sugar mixture into the boiling jam stirring as you add; stir vigorously for 1-2 minutes until the sugar dissolves.
  7. Return the fruit to a boil and remove from heat; skim off any foam.
  8. Fill jars leaving 1" head space.
  9. Process for 6 minutes.