Tagged with Marisa McClellan

Strawberry Daze

Strawberry Daze

My friend Betty and I couldn’t resist stopping by a roadside stand for strawberries the other day, since they just came into season. When I was about 14 or so, my parents planted a large strawberry patch. I promptly developed an allergy to them, so could never have any. How cruel is that? Somehow, though, years later … Continue reading

Tiny Batch Jam Making with Marisa McClellan

Tiny Batch Jam Making with Marisa McClellan

Last week I attended a jam making demo at the Whole Earth Center, given by Marisa McClellan, author of Preserving by the Pint. During the hour she spoke to us and answered questions (oh, so many questions), she whipped up a batch of her pear-chocolate jam, using a skillet, an induction “burner” and this handy-dandy “4th … Continue reading