{FSC PODCAST} Episode 6: Preserving the Bounty

Happy Late Summer! We’re back after a brief July podcast vacation. In honor of the late summer bounty, this episode focuses on food preservation. That means canning, freezing, dehydrating or otherwise making your food last beyond the growing season. Our food swaps are always filled with jars of home preserved bounty, from pickled vegetables to smooth…

{giveaway recap} What Makes You Put Food in Jars?

Before we get to the winner… let’s recap some of the inspiring & enthusiastic answers to our giveaway question: What makes you put food in jars? Leah shares: “We’ve been canning (first timers) for a few months now and love it! It’s now one of our passions! Would LOVE to win! “ Arya says: “I…

{photo diary} Our EPIC FiJ Day

First, I want to say this: As Founder & Editor of FSC NO ONE edits my writing but me. Boo Hoo for me. Do I wish this wasn’t so? Will I try to beg a fellow FSC Contributor to edit my stuff? Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes indeed. Sometime my brain does weird things, I’m hoping…

{giveaway} Win a Copy of Food In Jars

Eeeeeekkkk! I’m so excited! One week from today, Marisa McClennan, of Food in Jars the BLOG and the BOOK, will be sharing a wonderful day with the From Scratch Club family, either at her Spiced Plum Class or at our Troy Food Swap, where she will give a little ‘author talk’, sign books and hang…

{event announcement} Food In Jars Day

…and by Food In Jars, I mean blogger, cookbook author & food preservation instructor Marisa McClennan, her fabulous blog, Food In Jars, and now her first book with the same name: Food In Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round. Yup, its a whole day devoted to Marisa’s fabulousness! August 19th is From Scratch Club’s…