Start with clean jars, strawberries, sugar and a fruit pectin. (I typically use SureJell; but could only find the Ball Fruit Pectin this year:
Wash your berries:
Now, I do not like chunks in my jelly, I prefer it smooth so I place berries in a blender and blend them into a sauce. Some people just place them in a bowl and mash them...all in your preference.
Pour into bowl and mix with 2 Tbsp. lemon juice and 4 cups of sugar. Mix well and allow to sit for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. During this 10 minutes, combine the fruit pectin and 3/4 C. Water in a small saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil and boil continuosly for 1 minute. Pour pectin mix into the strawberries. Stir for 5 minutes.