How to Make Homemade Preserves: Strawberry Jam

With this simple technique, making all kinds of homemade preserves recipes can be easy. Add different fruit combinations to make your own recipes for every season of the year.

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Crush the strawberries until you reach your desired consistency.

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Add 4 cups of sugar to the crushed strawberries and let stand for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure the sugar incorporates.

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In a medium saucepan, combine the water and packet of pectin. Cook until the mixture comes to a rolling boil, about 1 minute, stirring constantly.

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Add the pectin mixture to the strawberry one, and stir until sugar is completely dissolved and well incorporated.

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Fill mason jars with your homemade preserves, leaving 1/2 inch room at the top. Store in refrigerator or freezer.

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