The Secret of Pectin Part 2

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WTF Pectin? Plunge into Pectin

Choosing the wrong type of pectin can lead to disastrous results in the kitchen. Jellies, jams, and candies have specific requirements based on their unique properties such as sugar content. In this follow up to our Jam Packed Pectin Episode (114), Scott and Janie walk through when to use each type of pectin, and share some of our kitchen favorites for summer strawberry jam, semi-sweet grapefruit marmalde, and the perfect pectin candies… on this week’s WTF.

Product Links:
Rapid Set HM Pectin
Slow Set HM Pectin
LM Pectin
Amidated LM Pectin
Citric Acid
Calcium Lactate
Instaferm Red
Sodium Caseinate

Recipe Link:
Fruity Pectin Jelly Candies
Grateful for Grapefruit Marmalade
Summer Strawberry Jam
Toasty English Muffins

References and Other Links you Might Like!
WTF – Pectin Part 1
WTF – HM Pectin
WTF – Sugar Substitutes
WTF – Culinary Acids
WTF – Vanilla Bean
WTF – Instaferm
WTF – Calcium Salts
WTF – Sodium Caseinate
Ask A Chef – Pectin Candies
Ask A Chef – Perfectin’ Pectin
Ask A Chef – Picking The Right Pectin
Ask A Chef – The Salsa Jam – Problematic Pectin

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