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Jam & Marmalade

The Blue Chair Way
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Rachel Saunders, proprietor of the Blue Chair Fruit Company, shows you innovative, easy techniques for making flavorful jam and marmalade.

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  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
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  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Rachel Saunders
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Capture the bright flavors of seasonal fruit through the artisanal craft of cooking and jarring preserves. Rachel Saunders, award-winning author and proprietor of the Blue Chair Fruit Company, shows you her innovative and easy techniques for making intensely flavorful jam and marmalade. Follow Rachel's step-by-step methods for creating succulent blackberry jam, savory strawberry spread and zesty, sweet lemon marmalade. Learn the perfect, research-tested balance of fruit, sugar and other ingredients to maximize flavor and shelf life. With minimal preparation, you can preserve and enjoy your fruit for months or years.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Rachel Saunders, founder of the Blue Chair Fruit Company, and learn about the Craftsy platform.
2. Equipment
3. Blackberry Jam
4. Strawberry Jam
5. Marmalade
6. Preparing Marmalade
7. Cooking Marmalade
8. Jarring

Taught by

Rachel Saunders
Rachel Saunders
Rachel is the owner of the Blue Chair Fruit Company, and the author of award-winning The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook.

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