Paradise Pear Jam Recipe
"Canning Recipes Online"
2 lbs. pears, cored and ground
1 medium orange, unpeeled, seeded and ground
1 medium lemon, unpeeled, seeded and ground
1 8 1/2-oz. can crushed pineapple, undrained
1/4 C. maraschino cherries, coarsely chopped
1 1 3/4 oz. package powdered fruit pectin
5 C. sugar
Combine first six ingredients in a large Dutch oven, stirring well; bring to a
boil over high heat, stirring frequently.
Add the sugar, and return to a boil; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, and skim off the foam with a metal spoon.
Quickly ladle jam into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace; cover at once with
metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process in boiling water bath 15 minutes.
Yield: 7 half pints.