Can It!: Start Canning and Preserving Today

Can It!: Start Canning and Preserving Today

by Jackie Callahan Parente
     
 
Can It!
 
With mile-long supermarket aisles lined with cans, jars, and boxes, today's consumer has no need to can food to survive and yet the popularity of home canning continues to rise. For those green-minded locavores seeking fresh foods from farmers' markets and people wanting greater control over what they're eating, Can It! opens

Overview

Can It!
 
With mile-long supermarket aisles lined with cans, jars, and boxes, today's consumer has no need to can food to survive and yet the popularity of home canning continues to rise. For those green-minded locavores seeking fresh foods from farmers' markets and people wanting greater control over what they're eating, Can It! opens the lid to a whole new perspective on this traditional kitchen art. Jackie Callahan Parente, a writer and lifelong home canner, provides useful advice on various aspects of canning, freezing, and so much more -- with an emphasis on safety and troubleshooting the problems that stand in the way of success for many beginners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435152120
Publisher:
Hobby Farm Press
Publication date:
03/06/2014
Pages:
224

Meet the Author

Jackie Callahan Parente is a freelance writer living in a suburb outside Hartford, Connecticut. She’s worked with words as writer, editor, tech writer, and food writer for more years than she’d care to admit. Food writing blends her love of words with her passion and pleasure in gardening, cooking, home food preservation, and eating locally and sustainably. A member of Slow Food USA and Canning Across America, she brings to Can It! experience garnered over several decades of preserving food at home. In addition to this book, she authors a popular food blog (Raspberries, Rabbits, and Rutabagas), and offers classes in home food preservation.

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