Susan Russell of Raleigh holds her mother's wooden strawberry spoon that was only used to make strawberry preserves.
Susan Russell of Raleigh holds her mother's wooden strawberry spoon that was only used to make strawberry preserves. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com
Susan Russell of Raleigh holds her mother's wooden strawberry spoon that was only used to make strawberry preserves. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com

Readers share stories about the treasured family heirlooms found in their kitchens

May 06, 2015 5:00 PM