The Jam Blog — Events

Cooking for Love

Now in its seventh year, Break the Cycle's Cooking for Love has become one of the most talked about and well-attended events in town. This is definitely one of the top ten food and wine events in Southern California.  Laura Ann's Jams was on the scene Sunday evening with other local L.A. vendors not only sharing their delicious treats, but helping raise a generous amount of money to help break the cycle of domestic violence. I had a blast that evening, but I couldn't have done it without Kari Huinker and Jennifer Pearson of the International Culinary School of Art...

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Johnny Reb's Recap

The Jam Session at Johnny Rebs was SO much fun. It was a laid back panel discussion and every one of us walked away with learning something new. Everything was discussed, from preserving pans to how to make your own pectin. We talked about our own "jammin'" stories as well as local farmers, growing your own food, the canning process, books we like - we talked about it ALL. It was a packed house at Johnny Rebs and everyone got to taste all of our jams, ask questions and enjoy the afternoon together. It was a PERFECT mix of amazing...

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Some Updates

Today I got some AMAZING blueberries from Double D Farms. I am making blueberry basil for the jam event on Saturday - details to come. I am really looking forward to the panel discussion and sampling the hard work (aka:jam) from the other local jammers. Especially the bacon jam ... YUM! Here's a photo of what happens when I go out of town!  Apparently people cannot keep my jams on their shelf, which is making me a very happy lady.]]>

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Bittersweet Treats Laura Ann's Jams

Can't stop thinking about the Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam bars that Bittersweet Treats Danielle made.  Seeing my jams made into such incredible treats was simply amazing. We had a great turnout at our most recent event at  Stories Bookstore and Cafe in Echo Park.  Lots more  cool collaborations to come in the future!  To stay  updated, don't forget to sign up for the official Laura  Ann's Jams newsletter here. Thanks again to everyone who came out to support!]]>

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