Slideshow: 8 Ideas for Preserving Your Spring Strawberries

Perfect Strawberry Jam
Perfect Strawberry Jam

This jam is the way to really highlight those farm stand strawberries and preserve their taste through summer.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Jam with Honey and Cinnamon
Strawberry Rhubarb Jam with Honey and Cinnamon

This tart jam made with rhubarb and strawberries goes perfectly with desserts like sweet breads, cakes, or even spooned over vanilla ice cream.

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Strawberry Lemon Curd
Strawberry Lemon Curd

Incorporating pureed strawberries into lemon curd gives it the prettiest pink hue and just a touch of berry sweetness. The procedure is as simple as possible, with no double-boilers necessary. You can make this curd in a pot on the stove.

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Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam
Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam

A little heavier on the rhubarb side than strawberry, this jam is a great way to save any lingering stalks of rhubarb.

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Cranberry Strawberry Jam
Cranberry Strawberry Jam

The key to this recipe is mixing sweet strawberries with frozen cranberries. They add a burst of flavor to this tangy, chunky jam.

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Strawberry Kiwi Jam
Strawberry Kiwi Jam

A tablespoon of ginger gives this strawberry kiwi jam just the right kick.

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