Christmas Recipes
This dictionary of culinary terms and food glossary makes it easy to find information on specfic foods, dishes, cooking methods, and recipes. Information is listed by keyword.

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Jamfresh whole fruit and sugar cooked into a spread that preserves well.
Jambalayaa Creole dish of ham, shrimp, crayfish and or sausage (usually chaurice) cooked with rice, tomatoes, green peppers, onions and seasonings.
Jardinierevegetables cut into strips or a soup containing such vegetables.
Jellya clear preserve of strained fruit juice with sugar. Jelly of another sort is made by boiling animal or fish bones and tissue.
Jelly Rolla thin sponge cake spread with jelly or filling and rolled up.
Jerka Jamaican preparation method in which meats and poultry are marinated in herbs and spices, then cooked over a pimento (allspice) wood fire; commercial blends of jerk spices are available.
Jeroboaman oversized bottle, generally holding up to 4 quarts.
Jiggera liquid measure equal to 1 1/2 fluid ounces.
Johnnycake; Journey Cakea classic corn bread unique because the meal is water-ground and made from white sweet corn.
Jointto cut; to cut into pieces at the joint. Also, a British cut of meat for roasting.
Juga stew made of game meat, particularly hare
Juicethe liquid released or squeezed from any raw food, whether animal or vegetable, but particularly fruit.
Jujubethe edible fruit of a tropical plant also known as the Chinese date. Also, a chewy gelatin candy.
Julienneto slice food into very thin shreds or strips.
Junketmilk which has been thickened with rennet, sweetened and is served as dessert. Also, trade name for a flavored dessert mix including rennet. Kahlua
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