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Canning Essentials

Jackie Callahan Parente



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Fox Chapel Publishing
01 August 2020
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 are eating, Canning Essentials opens the lid to a whole new world of delicious, sustainable options. Offering a modern perspective on this traditional kitchen art, Jackie Callahan Parente, a writer and lifelong home canner, provides useful advice on the 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.
Imprint:   Fox Chapel Publishing
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 13mm
ISBN:   9781497101005
ISBN 10:   149710100X
Pages:   176
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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. Jackie has owned her own freelance writing company- Editorial Services, LLC-since 1996.

Reviews for Canning Essentials

Jackie Callahan Parente's Canning Essentials offers readers an opportunity to take 'ownership of home food preservation.' It's a master class in the necessary techniques and tools required for gathering, freezing, canning, drying, pickling, and fermenting ingredients. --Mary Bilyeu, Food Editor The Toledo Blade Parente's Canning Essentials is the essential step-by-step guide to preserve local flavor. --Angela Covo, Editor-in-Chief Edible San Antonio

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