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  2. 3 3/4 cups prepared fruit:

  3. 1 orange

  4. 1 lemon

  5. about 2 lb. fully ripe pears

  6. 1/3 cup chopped maraschino cherries

  7. 1/2 cup finely chopped citron

  8. 8-1/4 oz. can crushed pineapple

  9. 5 cups (2-1/4 lb.) sugar

  10. 1 box Sure-Jell Fruit Pectin

  11. First, prepare the fruit. Remove rinds from orange and lemon in

  12. quarters; discard about half the white part of rinds. Slice rinds,

  13. chop orange and lemon, and discard seeds. Peel, core, and grind

  14. about 2 pounds fully ripe pears. Combine all the fruits, including

  15. cherries, citron, and pineapple. Measure 3-3/4 cups fruit into a

  16. large saucepan.

  17. Then make the jam. Measure sugar; set aside. Stir Sure-Jell Fruit

  18. Pectin into fruit. Place over high heat; stir until mixture comes

  19. to a hard boil. At once stir in sugar. Bring to a *full rolling

  20. boil*, and *boil hard 1 minute*, stirring constantly. Remove from

  21. heat and skim off foam with metal spoon. Ladle quickly into hot

  22. sterilized jars, leaving 1/8-inch space at top. Process in water-bath

  23. 5 minutes. Remove jars from kettle. To prevent floating fruits,

  24. invert jars 30 minutes; turn upright. Cool jam to room temperature.

  25. Test seals as directed by lid manufacturer. Store jam in cool dry

  26. place. Makes about 7-1/4 cups.


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