Rachel Saunders

Blue Chair Fruit Company, Oakland

Rachel Saunders, a New York native, is the owner and founder of Blue Chair Fruit, a jam company specializing in sustainably farmed fruits of the San Francisco Bay Area. She teaches year-round jam- and marmalade-making classes at her Oakland kitchen. She has written two cookbooks, Blue Chair Cooks with Jam & Marmalade and The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook.
  • Summertime Jam Making

    San Mateo
    Monday, June 8, 2015, 6:30 pm

    Basic Jam Making—preparation of the fruit, the cooking process, and how to jar your jam
    Fundamentals of sugar, lemon juice, stages of cooking, and testing for doneness
    Classic Strawberry Jam
    Classic Apricot Jam
    Italian Crostata with Strawberry Jam