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Posted to Thread #29645 at 8:12 pm on May 25, 2017

This is a good article; and it mentions various reasons that can cause a jam not to set.

I had forgotten about the ripe/unripe fruit ratio. Since, as OChef mentions here, ripe cherries are low in pecti, it would be very important to use less ripe fruit mixed in with the ripe, especially if using the no-added-pectin method of jam making:

Link: Cherry Jam did not jell at OChef

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