Strawberry Lemon Marmalade

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Strawberry Lemon Marmalade

1 lemon
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 quarts strawberries
1 package pectin
6 cups sugar

Peel lemon and slice very thinly. Squeeze 1 Tbsp juice. Combine peel and baking soda in small pan with just enough water to cover. Simmer five minutes. Remove from heat, drain, and set aside.

Slice or crush strawberries to measure 4 1/2 cups. Combine berries, lemon juice, peel and pectin in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Add sugar, stir to dissolve, bring to a boil and boil hard for 1 minute. Ladle into hot, properly prepared jars. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Makes 8 half-pint jars