Pineapple Preserves

Makes 2 cups


1 cup pineapple, chopped small to fine
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon lime zest
1 vanilla bean, cut and scraped (scraped parts reserved)
½ teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated
½ teaspoon ground cloves


Place all ingredients in a medium sauce pan on low heat and cook slowly stirring often for about 20 minutes.