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Preserves and Canning 101, with Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars

June 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


Marisa McClellan, the hit cookbook author and blogger of “Food in Jars”, will demonstrate safe and delicious methods of preserving the fresh harvest in quick jams and pickles. Marisa will demonstrate making traditional strawberry preserves and sweet and savory strawberry chutney, and how to use the boiling water bath canning method for safe, shelf-stable preservation. This class is ideal for those who want to learn the basics of canning. Tasting and take-away included!

About Marisa: Marisa McClellan is a full-time food writer and canning teacher, and is the voice behind the much followed website Food in Jars. She is the author of “Food in Jars” (Running Press 2012), Preserving by the Pint (Running Press 2014), and “Naturally Sweet Food in Jars” (Running Press 2016). Her writing has appeared on The Food Network, Saveur’s website, Table Matters, and in Food 52’s Small Batch series. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Portland, Oregon, she now lives in Philadelphia.