Pear-Apple Jam2 cups finely chopped pears - peeled & cored)
Yield: 7 half-pints
1 cup finely chopped apples - (peeled & cored)
6 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 ts ground cinnamon
1/3 cups bottled lemon juice
6 oz liquid pectin
Crush apples and pears in a large saucepan and stir in cinnamon. Thoroughly mix sugar and lemon juice with fruits and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Immediately stir in pectin. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, quickly skim off foam, and fill sterile jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Adjust lids and process as recommended below.