Best Handmade Gifts: Spice Jam Gift Basket
From Blue Chair Fruit; Oakland, CA
Rachel Saunders is a true obsessive: She experimented with jam-making for nearly 10 years before launching Blue Chair Fruit. She now leads a Jam Making 101 class in her factory's production kitchen. $195 per class; bluechairfruit.com.
Recipe: Pear Jam with Green Cardamom