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Recipe: Pear Jam with Green Cardamom
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.
Presentation: Weck makes classic canning jars and this rounded shape. $14 for 6; weckcanning.com. Ramekin with gold rim by Lenox. $33; replacements.com. Porcelain spoons depict each season; this one is winter. $95 for 4; baileydoesntbark.com.
Photo © Antonis Achilleos.
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