Recipe: Instant Pot Peach or Fig Jam

Recipe: Instant Pot Peach or Fig Jam

Jam is not terribly difficult to make. Although it’s easy to overthink the process, just keep in mind that jam essentially has one goal: to preserve fruit at the height of its season so that you can slather it on bread or biscuits or whatever you like, whenever you like. You do this by cooking the fruit down with sugar until thickened so that what remains is the pure flavor of the fruit. A pinch of salt and a squeeze of lemon juice serve to give that flavor a little boost. That’s all you need. Now, if you search for jam recipes online, you’re going to see a lot of hand-wringing about something called pectin. Pectin is a naturally occurring starch in fruit that serves…View Original Post

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