The Jam Blog — Jams Made

Back from France

Paris France: look at all that amazing fruit I am fresh home from France but back to work.  My "work" is also my love so it is actually exciting to me.  I went to the Echo Park Farmers Market yesterday and bought some AMAZING cherries from one of my favorite farmers Tony Balderama.  His family farm has been growing cherries and citrus (and a few plums) for over 80 years.  He is amazing and so sweet to talk to.  I bought a case this week for experimenting. Today I made spiced cherry jam with a little splash of amaretto.  On Saturday mornings boozy...

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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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Artisanal L.A.

Mom at my Artisanal L.A. booth!]]>

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Tangerine Lime Habanero

I tried something different in this batch – little “bursts” of lime pieces.  I used tangerines that I got from Silverlake Farms CSA.]]>

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Strawberry Lavender

This batch was a special request for a pregnant lady named Samantha.  Who am I to refuse the cravings of a person to be!  I only made 3 jars for her and one for Square One.  With the amount of lavender I’m getting in my yard from all the rain this year, I should make some more!]]>

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