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What's the difference between Jams, Jellies, Preserves, Spreads, and Butters?

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Farmer Tad often gets asked "What's the difference between all of these fruits in a jar? What works well on toast? What would I like best?" Jelly: Jelly is made with strained fruit juice. There are no pieces of fruit in jelly. Jam: Jam is made with mashed fruit. Preserves: Preserves have whole fruit or large pieces of fruit. Some fruits such as blackberries or raspberries will not stay whole during the processing so there may not be much difference between raspberry jam and raspberry preserve. Fruit spreads (only fruit): These are 100% fruit with no sugar added. If needed, a sweet fruit...

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