Gingered Pear Jam

Ginger and citrus enhance the flavor of this pear jam.


3 pounds fresh NW Bartlett pears 
1 orange 
1/2 lemon 
1/2 cup diced candied ginger 
1 package powdered (1-3/4 oz.) fruit pectin 
5 cups sugar


Core and finely dice pears to make 4 cups. Put orange and lemon through food chopper, or process coarsely. Combine pears, orange, lemon, candied ginger and fruit pectin. Bring to boil. Add sugar and bring back to full rolling boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and skim with metal spoon. Cool 5 minutes, skim again. Put in sterilized jars and seal. Process according to manufacturer's directions.