How to Cook Kiwi-Strawberry Jam

A tasty way to use up some of those super cheap kiwis from the farmers' market.

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Boil five half-pint jars to sterilize them. When they're ready keep your pot of hot water because you'll need it later.

Boil five half-pint jars to sterilize them. When they're ready keep your pot of hot water because you'll need it later.

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Boil the lids too.

Boil the lids too.

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Combine sugar and pectin in a small bowl. Make sure you have Pomona's Universal Pectin — this low-sugar recipe won't work with other kinds.

Combine sugar and pectin in a small bowl. Make sure you have Pomona's Universal Pectin — this low-sugar recipe won't work with other kinds.

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Whisk together and set aside.

Whisk together and set aside.

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Chop those kiwis.

Chop those kiwis.

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Nice and small like this.

Nice and small like this.

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Purée the strawberries.

Purée the strawberries.

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You should have about two cups of kiwi.

You should have about two cups of kiwi.

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Juice a lemon. You need one tablespoon of juice.

Juice a lemon. You need one tablespoon of juice.

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You should end up with about 1.5 cups of strawberry purée.

You should end up with about 1.5 cups of strawberry purée.

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Mince the ginger.

Mince the ginger.

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Calcium water! Make it according to the directions on the pectin box and store the leftover water in your fridge. You need two teaspoons of it this time.

Calcium water! Make it according to the directions on the pectin box and store the leftover water in your fridge. You need two teaspoons of it this time.

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Put the fruit, lemon juice, calcium water, and ginger in a pot and turn the heat up to high.

Put the fruit, lemon juice, calcium water, and ginger in a pot and turn the heat up to high.

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Let it get to a boil, then add the sugar and pectin mixture and the butter. Stir to combine.

Let it get to a boil, then add the sugar and pectin mixture and the butter. Stir to combine.

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Let it return to a full boil and boil it for a minute. STIR CONSTANTLY.

Let it return to a full boil and boil it for a minute. STIR CONSTANTLY.

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Should look like this.

Should look like this.

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Skim the foamy bits off with a cold metal spoon.

Skim the foamy bits off with a cold metal spoon.

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Jar it and seal them up tight.

Jar it and seal them up tight.

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Back in the pot of water they go. Boil these for ten minutes, then take them out and let them cool and you're done!

Back in the pot of water they go. Boil these for ten minutes, then take them out and let them cool and you're done!

Ingredients

2 Cups Diced kiwi
1 Pint Strawberries
2 Cups Sugar
1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
1 Tablespoon Fresh ginger
2 Teaspoons Pomona's pectin
2 Teaspoons Calcium water (comes with the pectin)
¼ Tablespoons Butter
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