Is there any other kind of marmalade?
December 5, 2007
My friend Teri sent me an e-mail this week but it was too long so I didn’t read it. She told me in e-mails after that I should go back and read the long e-mail but I didn’t.
“Why didn’t you read my e-mail?” She asked me on the phone.
“It was too long,” I said.
I asked her what it was about because I can at least listen to a long e-mail. I wasn’t really listening, though, but when she mentioned orange marmalade I interrupted her and started talking about that.
I wondered if there were other kinds of marmalade besides orange. Maybe orange marmalade is just a fancy name for orange jelly and it was only changed to orange marmalade when the makers of orange jelly realized the name orange jelly sounds gross.
It’s kind of like when the makers of “jelly no one wants at restaurants” changed that name to mixed fruit.
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I would say mine and most people’s second-to-last choice in the jelly family, just above mixed fruit, is orange marmalade. I’m not sure why. Maybe because it has pieces of things in it and people feel that should be explained on the package.
I think my favorite jelly of all time is blackberry and it should be everyone else’s too. Blackberry’s hard to find in restaurant jelly containers, though, so I usually pick strawberry.
In junior high, I used to make double-decker peanut butter and strawberry jelly sandwiches and put on so much jelly the bread turned red.
It was wonderful.
Anyway, I was going to look up marmalade to see if it only comes in orange, but then I realized all cats named marmalade are orange so that was proof enough.
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