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Jelly, jam and preserves are all made from fruit mixed with sugar and pectin. With jelly, the fruit comes in the form of fruit juice. With jam, the fruit comes in the form of fruit pulp or crushed fruit and is not as stiff. In preserves, the fruit comes in the form of chunks in a syrup or a jam.

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Basic Strawberry Jam

2 quarts strawberries

7 cups sugar

1 pkg Pectin [1.75 Oz.]

Wash and stem the strawberries. Crush them , small amounts at a time. Then Measure out 5 cups of the crushed berries and place in a large pot. Place the sugar in a separate bowl.

To the strawberries in pot, add the Pectin and 1/2 tsp butter.Bring mixture to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.

Add sugar to fruit. Bring to full rolling boil, stirring continuously,Continue to boil for 2 full minutes while stirring continuously. {Is your arm getting tired yet?}

Pour into hot, sterilized half-pint jars, leave 1/4 inch head-space, and seal.

Microwave Strawberry Jam

1 cup Crushed strawberries

2 ts Lemon juice

3/4 cup Sugar

1/4 tsp Butter

Stir together strawberries, lemon juice, sugar and butter in an 8-cup microwave-safe measuring cup.

Microwave on 100 percent power for 4 minutes, then stir and continue to microwave at 100 percent power for another 4 minutes.

Pour into covered container, cool and refrigerate.


Strawberry Honey Jam

6 cups chopped strawberries

1 1/2 boxes pectin

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 cups honey

Wash and sterilize six small jars.

Mash the berries. Add the pectin to the strawberries and then place in a large saucepan, bring the mixture to a rolling boil. Stir and boil for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the honey and lemon juice.

Bring it to a full boil again and continue to boil for about 5 minutes, stirring continually.Ladle the mixture into hot jars. Seal with proper lids and immerse in hot water bath for 8 minutes.

Allow to cool thoroughly


No Pectin Strawberry Jam

1 qt. fresh strawberries

1 qt. sugar

1 tbsp. cold water

Wash and drain fruit for a short time. Place berries and sugar in a large kettle. Add cold water.

Place over very slow heat until the sugar is melted. Turn heat up higher and when fruit first begins to boil, check the clock and boil well for exactly 10 minutes.

Remove from heat. Skim and pour into shallow platters where fruit will not be more than 1 inch deep. Leave overnight.

In the morning, each berry will be lying in a delicious thick syrup. Bottle in cold, sterilized jars.





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