Laena McCarthy - Jam On

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
In Jam On ($35.00), New York’s “Jam Queen” Laena McCarthy shares her love of making inventive handmade jam with delicious recipes and canning techniques. Her down-to-earth approach and unique, easy method allows even the novice cook to make fresh and exciting jam. The recipes in Jam On use less sugar, making the jams not only healthier, but more intensely flavorful than your average fruit concoction. With step-by-step instructions and four-color photographs throughout, McCarthy guides readers through the canning process and offers inventive herb and spice combinations for a range of signature jams.

Laena McCarthy is the founder and owner of Anarchy in a Jar, an artisanal jam and preserves company. Her jams are sold at Williams-Sonoma, Dean & DeLuca, Whole Foods in New York, and other specialty stores. She has been featured in the New York Times Style Section, the New Yorker,, and various other blogs. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Jam on: The Craft of Canning Fruit Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670026173
Availability: Special Order
Published: Avery Publishing Group - August 2nd, 2012

Fresh, hip cookbook takes jamming out of grandma's kitchen and into the 21st century