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Icebox Strawberry Jam

  • ACTIVE: 5 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 45 MIN
  • SERVINGS: makes 1 cup
  • BASIC-EASY
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD

This simple jam doesn't require sterilized jars, a thermometer or a pressure canner. Ripe fruit is simply cooked with honey and spices to create a jam that lasts two weeks in the fridge. It's great with Gramma's Buttermilk Biscuits.

  1. 1 pint strawberries, thickly sliced (2 cups)
  2. 1/4 cup honey
  3. 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  4. Small pinch of five-spice powder (optional)
  5. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the strawberries with the honey, lemon zest and five-spice powder and season lightly with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Simmer over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 40 minutes. Let cool, then refrigerate until chilled.