1/2 vanilla bean, split with seeds scraped into pan
Place all ingredients into a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer.
Cook, stirring occasionally for 20 to 25 minutes on medium heat
until the mixture reaches 218 to 220 degrees F on an instant-read
Skim any foam from the top and remove vanilla bean.
Let sit for 5 minutes.
Jam, at this point, can be stored in sterilized canning jars in
the refrigerator for a few weeks, or water-bath canned per the instructions,
no less than 10 minutes, with the canning jars.