This 2014 photo shows an assortment of savory jams: (from left) Terrapin Ridge Farms balsamic garlic and herb jam, Wozz Kitchen Creations triple ale onion jam, The Prairie Gypsies red hot lover jam, Taste of Inspirations mango pepper jelly and Skillet Bacon Spread original bacon spread. Matthew Mead/AP hide caption

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A few jars of strawberry jam bask in the light of what made them: the summer sun. Christian Grantham/Flickr hide caption

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Simple Summer Jam Session Calls For Strawberries And Sunshine

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