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  • adj. Resembling jam (the sweet spread).


jam +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • When some sugary rhubarb juice has developed, place the pan over medium-low heat and gently simmer, stirring occasionally, until the rhubarb becomes soft and falls apart, forming a jamlike consistency.

    The City Cook

  • It takes about 5 minutes to cook to a jamlike consistency.

    The City Cook

  • Finally, as if their beauty were not enough to relieve our melancholic states, red rose petal honey, made by blending freshly dried red rose petals from an older heritage rose that has scent with honey, makes a good-tasting jamlike spread that can be eaten as is or spread on a piece of toast.


  • The club's jamlike procession of vocalists from the dub, reggae and dance hall didn't disappoint those who did either, nor did the club's DJ/promoters

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue

  • A conserve is cooked fruit with a consistency that is more jamlike; it is usually served soon after it’s cooked.

    The City Cook

  • After adding the oil to the onions, cook them as long as you want—shorter and they’ll be light and mild; longer and they’ll be dark and jamlike.

    The Food Matters Cookbook

  • Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until jamlike in texture, about 20 minutes (IMPORTANT: Don’t walk away during the last 5 minutes of cooking!

    Archive 2008-06-01


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