Making Strawberry Preserves

April 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Canning and Preserving

Strawberry jam on a plate.

Strawberry jam on a plate. Note the large chunks of strawberries. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Do you know the difference between preserves and jam?  The answer lies in the size of the fruit chunks.  Jam is made from crushed fruit pieces.  Preserves are made from whole fruit, or at least larger pieces.  Also, Preserves can have less sugar, although that depends on the recipe. Read more