I am an equal opportunity jam eater. I am just as happy with the loose, sloshy batches as I am the ones that have a firmer consistency. I love to use the runny varieties to flavor plain yogurt or as a sweetener for green smoothies. The slightly overset batches are perfect for serving with cheese plates or as the filling in a thumbprint cookie.
However, if your jams never quite hit the set mark and you’re getting frustrated, here are a few tips and tricks for getting a better final consistency.