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Jam or jelly? and y is jelly so hard to spread? lol

just for points and for fun.

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SOPHIASMOM

Asked by SOPHIASMOM at 9:16 PM on Jun. 30, 2011 in

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  • Actually, you should also add, "preserves or marmalade"!
    I prefer jams. Jam tends to be softer, and I love the seeds (good fiber!) and the bits of fruit in it. Jelly is made from only the juice of the fruit - no real fruit bits at all. Home-made Jelly is softer and easy to spread. Store-bought jelly is too firm because they skimp on the juice and add too much thickener. Jelly is REALLY easy to make though! You could buy some fruit pectin, and follow the directions. Your first batch might be just as firm as the store-stuff, and your second batch might not ever thicken, but with practice you can make it exactly the way you like it, and for a fraction of the cost. Also, home-made jellies make good gifts! If you buy your sugar in bulk, and stock up on juice when it goes on sale, you'll save even more on your jelly.
    LoreleiSieja

    Answer by LoreleiSieja at 9:23 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • I forgot to mention:
    I prefer:
    Blackberry Jam
    Grape Jelly
    Peach Preserves
    Strawberry anything!
    Don't like marmalade at all.
    LoreleiSieja

    Answer by LoreleiSieja at 9:24 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • Jerry Jordan's Jelly Jar and Jam begin that way! (Sorry, I had to get it out).

    I like it all . . jelly, jam, preserves . . yum yum.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 9:55 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • Jelly is hard because they use too much pectin & sugar. I make homemade and it always spreads easy. I prefer preserves/jam, homemade of course.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • Hehe I just asked this question a couple of weeks ago :) I prefer homemade jam. Mmmm so good!
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 10:11 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • jam...much easier to spread
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:18 PM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • Jelly...I don't think it is hard to spread
    justme782

    Answer by justme782 at 2:07 AM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • Jelly
    pregers2011

    Answer by pregers2011 at 7:09 AM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • Jam
    PreemieMommy23

    Answer by PreemieMommy23 at 7:33 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • Now we have to be politically correct when asking questions too? I'm not asking questions to cover everyone on CM tastes and differences. I'm just asking a damn simple question to get points?. WTH? @LorelieSieja> Dont tell people what they should and shouldn't do. It's taking the fun out of everything.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:07 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

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