2 hrs 35 mins
Although tomatoes are usually prepared in savory dishes, they can also be turned into a luscious jam that holds its own against more traditional fruit jams. Enjoy on toast, or for a quick appetizer pair with cheese on crostini.
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as needed
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes.
Reduce heat to low and simmer so that just the center of the mixture is bubbling. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture has thickened (when you scrape the bottom of the pan with a spoon, the line should hold and not run back into itself), about 2 1/2 hours.
Remove from heat and season with additional pepper as desired. Let cool completely and refrigerate in a container with a tightfitting lid for up to 5 days.