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Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: Book Signing and Canning Demonstration with Marisa McClellan

Want to preserve without cups and cups of refined sugar? Join Dundee Gardens and cookbook author Marisa McClellan for a booksigning and cooking demonstration of McClellan's latest book Naturally Sweet Food in Jars.

 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. Marisa will 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 Jar. 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 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

Copies of Marisa McClellan's cookbook: Naturally Sweet Food in Jars will be available for purchase and personalized by Marisa.

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