After hearing about Foster's Market Seven Pepper Jelly (see link) a while back, I've wanted to try making my own (not necessarily w/ 7 peppers though). It seems like such a versatile and unique condiment. For instance, it can be served alongside meats, on top of corn fritters, mixed into cranberry sauce, etc.
I have never canned before and would love to try my hand at this--maybe even give as gifts this year. Does anyone have a really good and relatively uncomplicated recipe for pepper jelly (preferably using a variety of mild, sweet, and hot peppers)? Would appreciate if you could point me to any references on canning if it's too detailed to explain in your response.
Also, please include suggestions for other interesting ways to use this condiment. THANKS!