Strawberry Ginger Jam

I am not quite sure why but strawberries have been super cheap as of late. I of course find it necessary to buy a mass amount when I see cheap prices. Recently a giant thing of strawberries was $2.00 which naturally meant I must purchase them.

I love making jam which made for an easy decision. I made strawberry ginger jam with my purchase and the result is a tangy sweet spread.

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Strawberry Ginger Jam

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 lb of strawberries (hulled and mashed)
  • 1 packet of pectin
  • 1 c of sugar (I used stevia)- if you like a sweeter jam, add more.91

Directions:

  1. Prepare canning jars in boiling hot water. Have close to cooking area.
  2. Place strawberries in deep sauce pan and mash with a potato masher.
You can also use the food processor, just depends how fine you want the strawberries.

You can also use the food processor, just depends how fine you want the strawberries.

  1. Toss in ginger, pectin and sugar.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil, stir constantly. Once mixture is boiling immediately transfer to jars.
  3. Clean the outer rim of jar and place in a cool dry place for 24 hours, then transfer to the fridge.
Great with toast or Orange Muffins (recipe to follow)

Great with toast or Orange Muffins (recipe to follow)

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