This Week on Vegetable Gardening

Marisa-McClellan-2.jpgMike returns for the 6th season of the Vegetable Gardening podcast with special guest Marissa McClellan who runs the popular website FoodInJars.com talking about how you can preserve the many fruits, vegetables and herbs you grow at home.

In this episode Marissa fills us in on all kinds of great information when it comes to preserving harvests of all sizes.

P.S. The name of the restaurant was called Del Friscos ...listen to the podcast.  You'll understand what that means.

In this episode, here's what we'll cover


  • How Marissa got started in food preservation
  • Supplementing your harvest with farmer's market items to preserve even more
  • Food preservation tools
  • Knowing which canning method you should use for which fruits and vegetables
  • Properly drying herbs
  • Water bath canning
  • Pressure canning


Items mentioned in this podcast



About this week's guest Marissa McClellan

Marissa-McClellan.jpgMarisa 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 foodinjars.com.


About the Host

mike_bio_pic1_p3ehq4.jpgMike Podlesny is the author of the book Vegetable Gardening for the Average Person: A Guide to Vegetable Gardening for the Rest of Us as well as the creator of the Seeds of the Month Club where members receive non gmo, heirloom variety seeds every month.  Be sure to listen to Mike each week on the Vegetable Gardening Podcast, as he interviews the gardening industry's leading experts. You can also read gardening articles from Mike on his blog at AveragePersonGardening.com/blog

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