Can you guess what kind of jam we made yesterday at the Institute of Domestic Technology's Foodcrafting 101 class at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills? Hint: look at the spoon.
And the correct answer is...blueberry jam, with my secret ingredient to restore the fugitive terpene flavor molecules that give fresh blueberries their delicate taste. It's good jam, if I do say so myself.
But, wait, you say, aren't blueberries a summer fruit? Well, this is California, and it's always blueberry season somewhere in the Golden State.
Today's project at the Jam Factory was more in keeping with the winter preserving season: 78 jars of Seville Orange Marmalade (see in the preserving pan). On the market soon.