Strawberry Jam

The Basic Jam Making Steps

Preparation info
  • 8 to 10 half pint

    jars of jam
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Home Canning and Preserving

By Janet Cooper

Published 2014

  • About

To most jam makers, sparkling red strawberry jam is the very essence of summer, but with fresh strawberries now available all year round, strawberry jam can be made whenever you wish. As with all fresh fruit, use slightly or just fully ripe berries since riper fruit contains more liquid and less natural sugar, which can result in a runny jam. In winter, it may be necessary to purchase extra fruit to ensure having enough at the right stage of ripeness all at once. The steps in making this ja