101 uses for jam

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101 uses for jam

Post: #62644 PaulDavidSumner
Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:42 am

1. Spread on bread or toast.
2. Doughnut filling.
3. In some cakes e.g. victoria sandwich.
4. Satisfy your sweet tooth after meals with an 'instant' primitive dessert - a teaspoonful of jam.
5. Stir a spoonful into hot rice pudding.

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Post: #62645 the.fee.fairy
Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:48 am

6. Give a jar to your neighbour in return for the fruit from their tree
7. Make wine out of it
8. Add savoury ingredients and make it into a cooking sauce.

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Post: #62647 Millymollymandy
Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:49 am

9. Make Queen of Puddings which has jam spread on it before you put the meringue on the top



Fee Fairy - how do you make wine from jam? :shock:

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Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:19 pm

10 Stir into porridge
11 for little one who have speech prounuciation (sp) difficulties put a dab just below cheek bones and get them to try and lick it off ... improves their tongue strength and control.
12 add to plain yogurt.
13 Make steam jam sponge.
14 Jam tarts.
15 give in to the wardens who let me raid the woodland for berries .... :flower:

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Post: #62651 Milims
Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:18 pm

16 Make Jam Cake - and if I ever find the recipe I'll post it!!
17 Make a jam pudding - basically 4oz flour, 4 oz sugar, 4 oz butter creamed with 2 eggs. Dollops of jam in the bottom of a suitable bowl, topped with cake mix and bung in microwave for a couple if mins until cooked - instant pud - serve with custard, cream or ice cream etc!!
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Post: #62654 Thomzo
Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:36 pm

18 Use to sweetend stewed apple.

19 According to Andy, you can put it round the bottom of aphid infested plants to attract ants which will attack the aphids.

20. Make up several small pots, decorate them nicely and give as Christmas presents.

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Post: #62673 red
Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:07 pm

21 make scones, buy clotted cream and have a cream tea ! I made strawberry jam recently.... yum
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Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:23 pm

22. Use as a cocktail ingrediant -- seriously, if you like sweet drinks it works.

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Post: #62726 Jerseymum
Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:52 am

23 - Add a tablespoonful to a bottle of vodka or gin, shake up and leave to mature, Yum, :drunken:
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Post: #62793 the.fee.fairy
Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:04 pm

Millymollymandy wrote:9. Make Queen of Puddings which has jam spread on it before you put the meringue on the top



Fee Fairy - how do you make wine from jam? :shock:


I have a recipe somewhere, i'll dig it out and post it when i get home.

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Post: #62884 vixnpips
Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:33 am

eat it with "homebread" and cheese... cherry is particularly good for this!
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Post: #63459 ina
Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:53 pm

25. Whizz up with milk for much nicer milk shakes than that awful powdered stuff that's never seen a strawberry or banana in it's life.
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Post: #63657 the.fee.fairy
Sun Jul 01, 2007 3:07 pm

here's the recipe for Jam wine

I can't remember where i got the recipe from. It might have been here, so if its your recipe, then holler!

Jam Wine

2 1/2 lbs. of any fruit jam
1 lb sugar
100gm grape concentrate OR 1/2 lb raisins
1 tbs citric acid
1 tsp pectin enzyme(important wine won't clear without it)
1 tsp grape tannin
1 gallon water

pour boiling water over jam in a plastic bucket (stir) and let cool.add pectin enzyme and acid and leave for 24 hours.add (minced raisins or concentrate),sugar, tannin, yeast and yeast nutrient.
Stir well.
Cover and let ferment for 5 days, stirring it once a day. strain the must and put into fermenting jar. when it's finished fermenting. rack then rack again in 6 months,add 1 crushed campden tablet.bottle in about 3 months

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Post: #63679 Thomzo
Sun Jul 01, 2007 5:25 pm

26. Stir a spoonful into custard for an instant desert.
27. When making custard, use a spoonful in place of the sugar for an unusual sauce.
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Post: #63801 the.fee.fairy
Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:42 am

28. Stir a spoonful into rice pudding (thanks for the reminder Thomzo, i'll have to go eat some now!!)


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