Patriotic and Therapeutic Strawberry Preserves Recipe
Submitted by: Sarah Christine Bolton, CDKitchen Cooking Columnist
1 1/2 quart red, ripe strawberries
5 cups sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
Wash and remove stems from strawberries. Place in crockpot. Stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 1/2 hours, stirring twice.
Uncover, and cook additional 2 hours, or until preserves have thickened. Stir occasionally. Store preserves in sealed container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, or in freezer for up to 2 months.