Italian Plum Jam

Italian Plum Jam
The elusive Italian plum makes a luscious, ruby-colored jam.Matt Taylor-Gross

There's a reason the Italian prune plum is one of Girl Meets Dirt's signature spoon preserves. Full of natural pectin and with a skin that lends a crimson color to the syrup, this tart fruit practically begs to be made into jam. Founder Audra Lawlor makes hers with licorice-like anise hyssop, but fresh mint or basil also pairs nicely for a more summery flavor.

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