Louisiana Tabasco Jelly
1 cup water
2 tablespoons Tabasco
1/3 cup lemon juice
3 cups sugar
1/2 bottle fruit pectin
3 drops red food coloring
In a 2-quart microwavable bowl, combine water, Tabasco, lemon juice and sugar.
Microwave on HIGH for 8 to 10 minutes, or until boiling.
Add fruit pectin and red food coloring. Stir well.
Microwave on HIGH for 3 or 4 minutes, or until mixture comes to a full rolling boil.
Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds to allow mixture to boil for a full 30 seconds.
Pour into 4 hot sterilized jelly jars.
Seal with hot paraffin.
Yield: 4 half-pints
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