Courtesy Jordan Champagne, chef, instructor and co-founder,
Happy Girl Kitchen Co. in Pacific Grove
Yield: 12 4-ounce jars
Many people have great memories of going blueberry picking in the Northeast. One of my favorite children’s books is Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey, in which a mother and child head out to the bush for a day of blueberry picking and have quite the adventure before returning home to make jam. Blueberries are tiny and make a wonderful sound as the fall into a bucket. It takes a lot of work to harvest enough of any small berry to make jam, but it is a lovely way to spend the day.
Here on California’s Central Coast, it used to be that even cultivated local blueberries were uncommon. But it seems … Read More