Sept 15 - Guest Speaker Marisa McClellan on preserving food in jars! Pacific Grove 6:30-8:30 !
Happy Girl Kitchen is super excited to host guest speaker and author Marisa McClellan for a talk on preserving food without refined sugar. She will demo how to make strawberry cocoa jam and your ticket price includes one of her books as well. Want to preserve without cups and cups of refined sugar? Learn how to safely and deliciously can using honey, maple, coconut sugar and other natural sweeteners with the author of Naturally Sweet Food in Jars and blogger at Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan. She’ll show you how to make a batch of Strawberry Cocoa Jam, sweetened with coconut sugar and set with Pomona’s Pectin. She'll also demonstrate how to use the boiling water bath method for safe, shelf-stable preservation. Marisa has taught canning and preserving for more than a decade and loves to share her knowledge and experience with new and experienced canners alike.
Marisa McClellan is a food blogger, cookbook author, and canning teacher based in Center City Philadelphia. Her books include Food in Jars, Preserving by the Pint, and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars. She has written for publications like Vegetarian Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine, The Sweethome, Food Network, Serious Eats, The Kitchn, Grid Philly, Saveur, Edible Philly, and Table Matters. Marisa also co-hosts a podcast dedicated to living a food-focused life called Local Mouthful. Find more of her jams, pickles, and preserves (all cooked up in her 80-square-foot kitchen) at foodinjars.com.
This workshop will fill up so register early!