fruit, your choice
- Wash fruit and discard any skin (from peaches or the like).
- Cut fruit into pieces no larger than 1 inch each.
- In a large heavy-duty saucepan add the sugar and stir over medium heat while the sugar melts and the fruit softens.
- Cook, stirring constantly until the jam thickens. this may take an hour or more. Cool, then spoon into very clean jars, cover with clean lids and refrigerate up to 3 weeks.