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Pronunciation: [kənsˈɜːvz] (IPA)

Conserves refer to a type of food preparation that involves preserving fruit or vegetables in sugar syrup. Some synonyms for this culinary term include jams, jellies, preserves, marmalades, chutneys, and fruit butters. Jams are typically made with pulpy fruit and a significant amount of sugar, while jellies comprise fruit juice and a gelling agent like pectin. Preserves are made from whole or chopped fruit, and they have a chunkier texture than jams. Marmalades are citrus-based jams that include the fruit rinds and have a distinct tart flavor. Chutneys are made from fruits and vegetables, vinegar, and spices, and they're used as condiments in Indian cuisine. Lastly, fruit butters have a creamy consistency and are cooked longer than jams and preserves.

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Usage examples for Conserves

Six months later the municipal accounts of Lyme include an entry as follows:- "1595.-Given to Sir George Trenchard a fair box marmalade gilted, a barrel of conserves oranges and lemons and potatoes 22s.
"England in the Days of Old"
William Andrews
From the waist down he was wrapped in a bright yellow shawl, and beside him lay a crutch and a wooden bowl heaped with rice and conserves.
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
2. It conserves the heat in the food, by surrounding it with substances which are poor conductors of heat.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management"
Ministry of Education

Famous quotes with Conserves

  • The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
    Marquis de Sade
  • Men can know more than their ancestors did if they start with a knowledge of what their ancestors had already learned....That is why a society can be progressive only if it conserves its traditions.
    Walter Lippmann
  • Tolerance is the first principle of community; it is the spirit which conserves the best that all men think.
    Helen Keller

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