What is jam?

Some articles on jam, jams:

Fruit Preserves - Regional Terminology
... The term 'preserves' is usually interchangeable with 'jam' ... The terms 'jam' and 'jelly' are used in different parts of the English-speaking world in different ways ... In the United States, both jam and jelly are often referred to as 'jelly' ...
Fruit Preserves - Legal Definitions - European Union Directives On Jam
... In the European Union, the jam directive (Council Directive 79/693/EEC, 24 July 1979) set minimum standards for the amount of "fruit" in jam, but the definition of fruit was expanded to take account of several ... as tomatoes, cucumbers, and pumpkins fruits that are not normally made into jams and vegetables that are sometimes made into jams, such as rhubarb (the edible part of the stalks), carrots, and sweet potatoes ... to apply in the new directive, Council Directive 2001/113/EC of 20 December 2001 relating to fruit jams, jellies and marmalades and sweetened chestnut purée intended for human consumption ...
Live At La Paloma - Track Listing
... "La Paloma Jam-Electro Jam" California, Cassidy, Monahan 408 13 ... "Jamaica Jam" 216 15 ... "Super La Paloma Jam" California, Cassidy, Monahan 1132 16 ...
Fruit Preserves - Production
... In general, jam is produced by taking mashed or chopped fruit or vegetable pulp and boiling it with sugar and water ... and the pectin in the fruit react with the sugar, and the jam will set on cooling ... Commercially produced jams are usually produced using one of two methods ...
Jam Tomorrow
... Jam tomorrow or (older spelling) jam to-morrow is an expression for a never-fulfilled promise ... In the book The White Queen offers Alice "jam every other day" as an inducement to work for her "I'm sure I'll take you with pleasure!" the Queen said ... Two pence a week, and jam every other day." Alice couldn't help laughing, as she said, "I don't want you to hire ME – and I don't care for jam." "It's very ...

More definitions of "jam":

  • (verb): Crush or bruise.
    Example: "Jam a toe"
    Synonyms: crush
  • (noun): Preserve of crushed fruit.
  • (verb): Interfere with or prevent the reception of signals.
    Example: "Jam the Voice of America"
    Synonyms: block
  • (verb): Push down forcibly.
    Example: "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
  • (noun): A dense crowd of people.
    Synonyms: crush, press
  • (verb): Get stuck and immobilized.
    Example: "The mechanism jammed"
  • (noun): Deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems.
    Synonyms: jamming, electronic jamming

Famous quotes containing the word jam:

    If you hadn’t been in such a hurry to cremate me, I wouldn’t be in the jam I’m in now.
    Seton I. Miller (1902–1974)

    The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday—but never jam today.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    Terror is as much a part of the concept of truth as runniness is of the concept of jam. We wouldn’t like jam if it didn’t, by its very nature, ooze. We wouldn’t like truth if it wasn’t sticky, if, from time to time, it didn’t ooze blood.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)