Strawberry jam is a crowd pleaser, but for the home jam maker, it's pretty fraught. Ripe strawberries tend to be low in pectin, and so getting a good set can be tricky business. There are some tricks to help on this front.
This Strawberry Apple Cider is the perfect meeting of Summer and Fall. The strawberries and apples are a perfect pair, accented with a hint of orange. The spices create a nostalgic warmth in the aftertaste of the preserves.