This jam has the great flavor of raspberries without all the seeds—and it’s more exciting than plain strawberry.
Recipe: Strawberry Raspberry Jam
For a full-textured jam with big spoonfuls of berries, mash the fruit coarsely. Lime subs for the usual lemon, adding a nice zing.
Recipe: Blackberry Lime Jam
Peppercorns play up the plums’ natural spiciness without adding too much heat.
Recipe: Spiced Plum Jam
The rhubarb gives the cherries a slightly savory depth.
Recipe: Cherry Rhubarb Jam
Alice Cyr of Bellingham, Washington, says this combination is "more delicate and less seedy than raspberry jam alone, with more pizzazz than plain peach."
Recipe: Peach-Raspberry Jam
Susan Johnson of Palo Alto, California, flavors her peaches with sweet spices and peppercorns.
Recipe: Spiced Peaches
This sweet-tart spread has the bright flavor of raspberries, with just enough blackberries for a rich undertone.
Recipe: Raspberry Blackberry Jam
Recipe: Golden Fruit Conserve
Sher Bird Garfield of Bellevue, Washington, serves her conserve (a jam containing nuts) with scones, in crêpes, and over ice cream.
Recipe: Apple-Ginger Chutney
Celeste Adams of Claremont, California, saves her chutney for holiday gifts.
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