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Strawberry Preserves I

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"This is just an old fashioned recipe for strawberry preserves. This recipe leaves the berries whole for a rich chunky jam."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 104
Original recipe yields 40 servings (5 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a stockpot, combine the strawberries, sugar, vinegar and salt. Bring to a rolling boil, and cook stirring frequently for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the temperature of the mixture has reached 220 degrees F (105 degrees C).
  2. Transfer the mixture to hot sterile jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace, and seal. Process jars for 10 minutes in a water bath. Refrigerate jam once the seal is broken.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 104 calories; 0.1 26.7 0.2 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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Wonderful recipe! I've used it for 30 years except I use 5 teaspoons of lemon juice rather than vinegar. For those of you who are having trouble getting your preserves to set - try a larger po...

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I don't know what I did wrong. I used 2 lbs of Strawberries I picked up at a U-Pick farm and followed the direction to a T and I ended up with thick strawberry goop. It is two thick to use on to...

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Wonderful recipe! I've used it for 30 years except I use 5 teaspoons of lemon juice rather than vinegar. For those of you who are having trouble getting your preserves to set - try a larger po...

Help!What did I do wrong? My perserves didn't set. Can you give me suggestions that will prevent this next time I make this reciepe. Thanks. I think I may not of got it hot enough. Would that d...

I've never made preserves before, because I don't know how to can. However, I had a 1/2 flat of strawberries on my hands so I decided to try making preserves. This was the recipe with which to...

I don't know what I did wrong. I used 2 lbs of Strawberries I picked up at a U-Pick farm and followed the direction to a T and I ended up with thick strawberry goop. It is two thick to use on to...

Stephanie thank you so much for adding this recipe to all recipes. All the other recipes I had would have taken a day to do because they called for the mixter to sit 12 to 24 hours, and with a 2...

I now have 14 4oz jars of strawberry ice cream topping! I let the stuff cook for 40 minutes and I could not get it to reach past 205 degrees on my themometer.

I used apple cider vinegar because...well, why not? The preserves taste delicious, however it did not jell to quite the stiffness I would prefer. Actually, it took a LONG time for the mixture to...

I have never made jam before and this came out so perfect. Tasted great and was so easy to make. Thanks!

Here's a few TIPS!! I tried this recipe for the 1st time day 5/26/10, which I have never made preserves before. I purchased 6 qt of very ripe strawberries from a local farmer. I followed the rec...