Jam.


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Jam.

abbreviation for
1. (Placename) Jamaica
2. (Bible) Bible James
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"How they'll enjoy this at tea-time!" she thought of her children, remembering how she herself as a child had wondered how it was the grown-up people did not eat what was best of all--the scum of the jam.
Alice couldn't help laughing, as she said, 'I don't want you to hire ME--and I don't care for jam.'
She came back again in a moment with a tray on which were a cottage loaf, a slab of butter, and a jar of strawberry jam. While she placed the things on the table her father chaffed her.
For other breakfast things, George suggested eggs and bacon, which were easy to cook, cold meat, tea, bread and butter, and jam. For lunch, he said, we could have biscuits, cold meat, bread and butter, and jam - but NO CHEESE.
You spend time, money, and energy to lovingly make a batch of beautiful jam. You have visions of tucking jars of it into Christmas presents or serving it on top of homemade biscuits.
Each region was represented by eight cooks, and each team prepared eight kinds of jam. The festival participants have a chance to try different kinds of jam made of walnuts, pomegranates, cherries, watermelon, cranberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, grapes and roses.
Get the family ready for an unforgettable experience with Monster Jam.
Growers asked the state for help at last month's Concord Grape Summit.<br />The first such help comes in the form of adding a class just for Concord grapes in the annual jelly and jam making competition at the New York State Fair.<br />The list of culinary competitions typically includes a jelly competition and another competition for fruit jam or fruit-blend jam. This year there are additional categories for jam or jelly containing a New York craft beverage, such as cider, spirits, beer or wine; and a jam, jelly, preserve or fruit blend containing New York-grown Concord grapes.<br />Troy Waffner, the fair's acting director, said,"We hope that this new class will encourage New York State residents to take advantage of the large Concord grape industry in our area.
Over the past few months I've developed a slight addiction to rhubarb and ginger jam. It's so delicious with chunky bits of spicy ginger and rhubarb, I can't get enough of it.
You can order Alpine Berry jams online through its website (www.alpineberryfarm.com.au), or if you're lucky enough to have relatives living in Australia, ask them to buy you a bottle or two of this luscious jam. The website has a list of stores in Australia which sell their jams.
It can be seen from the tables that each defender has a corresponding attacker to jam. The number of defenders jammed per attacker is 1 in the one-to-one mode and does not exceed 2 in the "one-to-many" mode, which meets the constraint set.
Sugar (sucrose) derived from sugar cane or sugar beets is added to jams to produce a sweet taste and inhibit microbial growth by binding the water in the jam. However, a high sugar intake is associated with high energy intake, which can increase the risks for diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.