The Difference Between Jam, Jelly and Marmalade

Jam is often created with chopped or crushed fruit chunks simmered with sugar until the fruit reduces and thickens to a spreadable consistency. Berries, grapes, other small fruits, and larger cut-up stone fruits like apricots, peaches, and plums. The nooks and crannies of English muffins are ideal for a nice jam. Blend the fruit (whole, crushed, or cut up) with the water and sugar to make a jam. Cook over high heat in a big saucepan to reduce the liquid and activate pectin, resulting in a thicker mixture.

Seedless Blackberry Preserves Recipe

My backyard berry plants have done exceptionally well this summer, especially the black berries. We were able to keep up fairly well with the blueberries and raspberries but the black berries are getting out of hand; so I am preserving what I can. We use a lot of wine for cooking; some of them are going into making blackberry wine, some are being frozen, and some made into preserves to use in recipes, on ice cream, toast, or anything else we can use blackberry preserves on. This Seedless Blackberry Preserves Recipe is a simple basic recipe but does require some …

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