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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #90 on: September 14, 2015, 02:05:37 am »
Thanks Chookie, yes followed your suggestions to put into air tight containers and turn upside down :)
How long do you think this jam will last? I am planning to make another batch as it is very easy to make and would love to avoid store bought from now on..

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #91 on: September 14, 2015, 12:24:21 pm »
I keep mine in the fridge and it lasts for ages. I'm not sure how long it will last on the shelf though.
May all dairy items in your fridge be of questionable vintage.

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #92 on: September 14, 2015, 09:37:10 pm »
I keep in fridge once opened.  Unopened in pantry mine lasts well for 2 years.

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« Reply #93 on: September 14, 2015, 10:31:22 pm »
Oh wowww Chookie, 2 years is a good time, will make another batch and probably give away to family when I meet them in 2 months, yayyy :)

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« Reply #94 on: September 15, 2015, 10:28:05 pm »
Chookie, one more question, how long does it usually take for the jam to set, because I checked it yesterday but it was still a little runny, hope I haven't done something wrong...

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #95 on: September 27, 2015, 10:20:46 am »
Thermilover, it should be set when it is cold.  Remember that Strawberry Jam is notoriously hard to set. 

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« Reply #96 on: September 30, 2015, 10:46:38 pm »
Made 2 batches of this wonderful jam yesterday and this time, no mistakes, it turned out beautiful!!
Thank you so much Chookie for this recipe, hubby had a taste and said that it just tastes like all fruit without the nasties, I was like, thats a nice compliment :)

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #97 on: October 15, 2015, 09:19:46 am »
So pleased DH likes it. 

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #98 on: October 10, 2016, 04:34:57 am »
I think it is that time of the year I will be making this again :)
Chookie, need your expert advice, I havent browsed through the whole post, so apologies if this has already been discussed.. I would like to make this and use a substitute for sugar for my parents who are both diabetic, any suggestions?

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #99 on: October 10, 2016, 04:41:41 am »
Thermilover. If I were making jam , almost sugar free, I would make the berry one with Chai in it. Only problem is that it has a short shelf life.
The problem with, even reduced sugar jam is that at setting point, it is 50% sugar.

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« Reply #100 on: December 21, 2018, 08:27:49 pm »
Bumping this Chookie as it is the best strawberry jam recipe specially if you need to make room in your fridge for Christmas food . I even made up quantities with nectarines and raspberries the other day , yum .

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #101 on: December 22, 2018, 06:27:05 am »
K Atie,  good to make room in the fridge.   I make lots of jam.   Most given away as thank you .