This accompaniment to cheesecake is best served the same day it is made.more
lbs fresh strawberries , cleaned, hulled, and cut lengthwise into ¼-to ⅛-inch slices
cup granulated sugar
cup Strawberry Jam (about 11 ounces)
tablespoons lemon juice from 1 lemon
Toss berries, sugar, and salt in medium bowl; let stand until berries have released juice and sugar has dissolved, about 30 minutes, tossing occasionally to combine. Process jam in food processor until smooth, about 8 seconds; transfer to small saucepan. Bring jam to simmer over medium-high heat; simmer, stirring frequently, until dark and no longer frothy, about 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice; pour warm liquid over strawberries and stir to combine. Let cool, then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold, at least 2 hours or up to 12 hours. To serve, spoon a portion of topping over each slice of cheesecake.