Thursday, November 4

Facts about Jelly and Jam

Jelly and Jam Facts

We are on letter Jj of the Gratitude Alphabet! 

J is for Jelly! I am thankful for Jelly! I love to eat Jelly on toast! Jelly and peanut butter sandwiches are good if you aren't allergic to peanut butter!


What are you thankful for that begins with the letter J?


Facts about Jelly:

1. Jelly is a fruit spread.

2. Jelly is made from fruit juices, and Jam is made from crushed fruit.

3. The most popular jelly flavor is strawberry. What is your favorite?

4. Jelly comes in many flavors.

5. The word jelly derives from the Old French word gelee, which means to congeal.

6. There are over 185 types of jellies, jams, and marmalades.

7. The first jelly and peanut butter sandwich recipe appeared in 1901 in a Boston Cooking School Magazine. The recipe was written by Julia Davis Chandler.


Books about Jelly:

1. PB and J: Two Friends in a Jam! by Gio Velino

2. Peanut Butter & Jellyous: by Michael Genhart PhD

3. The Jelly Donut Difference: by Maria Dismondy

4. Jams and Jellies: by Jennifer Williams

5. Jam and Jelly Book: by Brendan Fawn

6. 175 Best Jams, Jellies, Marmalades by Linda Amendt

Parents, please make sure books are child-friendly before reading them to your child/children.




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