With a little work, these…
Cue the drooling.
The above is an example of the fruits of home-canning, a method of preservation dating back to when Napoleon was more than just a dessert. Canning is enjoying a bit of a resurgence lately, likely on the coattails of the larger celebrity food craze and focus on local, organic foods. Part of that renewal are entrepreneurial home cooks who take the whisk by the…um, handle, and showcase their knowledge via the internet. One of our favorites is Food In Jars by Philly’s own (!) Marisa McClellan, who is also writing a cookbook based on the popular blog. We caught up with Marisa for our first Six Pack, a quick Q & A with experts in their food field. This week, Marisa eases canning fears and shares some insights.