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Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups fresh or frozen straberries, crushed
1-1/2 cups finely diced or frozen rhubarb
2-1/2 cups sugar
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
1 package (3 ounces) strawberry jello

Instructions

In large pan, combine and bring to a boil strawberries, rhubarb, sugar and pineapple. Reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in jello until dissolved. Pour into refrigerator containers, leaving 1/2-inch head space. Let stand until room temperature. Top with lids. Refrigerate for 3 or 4 weeks or freeze. Yield: 5-1/2 cups.

Phyllis Strafford
Taylor Ridge



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