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.