How to make it

  • Wash 7 half pint canning jars and keep hot until needed.
  • Prepare 2 piece canning lids as manufacturer directs.
  • Peel onions then create strips 1/4" thick and 1-1/2” long then cut each onion into quarters.
  • Cut crosswise down through each quarter chunk every 1/4”.
  • Cut enough onion to measure 7 cups.
  • Place prepared onions in a heavy bottomed pot.
  • Stir in juice, vinegar, garlic, sage, salt, pepper, mustard and pepper flakes and mix thoroughly.
  • Measure granulated sugar into a bowl then remove 1/4 cup and set aside in a small bowl.
  • To the larger amount of granulated sugar add brown sugar and mix.
  • To the 1/4 cup of granulated sugar stir in the pectin.
  • Stir the pectin sugar mixture into the onion mixture in the pot then add butter.
  • Place pot over high heat then bring mixture to a full rolling boil stirring constantly.
  • Immediately stir in the remaining sugars.
  • Bring mixture to a full rolling boil then boil for exactly 5 minutes stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and skim off foam if necessary.
  • Ladle hot marmalade into 1 hot jar at a time leaving 1/4" head space.
  • Wipe jar rim with a clean damp cloth then attach lids.
  • Fill and close remaining jars then process in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and let cool overnight on the counter without disturbing the jars.

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  • jwlucasnc 8 years ago
    Would this work with roasted garlic? I'm trying to recreate Stonewall Kitchen's sweet-savory roasted onion and garlic jam. Your recipe sounds pretty close. Please advise. Thanks!
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    dragonwings647 ate it and said...
    can't wait to try this one. Sounds greally good.
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    peetabear ate it and said...
    this sounds like a great husband will love it... and what a great gift this would be for someone.... 5 forks in my book
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    juels ate it and said...
    Very different and unusual, and I love it!
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    meals4abby ate it and said...
    Oh my...this just sounds awesome. I'm loving the flavors and the versatility of it. You could use this on so many things. Thanks so much for sharing!
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