Spicy Blueberry-Citrus Marmalade
2 cups water
1/2 tsp crushed dried red pepper
2 cups fresh blueberries *
2 cups sugar
Cut rinds from citrus fruit into thin strips. Set aside. Squeeze juice and pulp
from orange, lemon and lime into a bowl. Set aside.
Bring rind strips, 2 cups water and red pepper to a boil in a saucepan. Cover,
reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes, or until rinds are very tender.
Add blueberries, sugar and citrus pulp and juice to saucepan. Bring to a full
rolling boil; boil, uncovered and stirring often, 15 minutes or until a gel
forms. Remove from heat; skim off any foam.
Pour hot mixture immediately into hot, sterilized jars, filling to 1/4-inch from
top. Remove air bubbles; wipe jar rims. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw
Process in boiling-water bath 10 minutes.
Makes five 1/2-pint jars.
* 2 cups frozen blueberries, thawed, may be substituted.