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On the Home Canning Trend

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Photograph from The Bitten Word

Today both Salon and The Washington Post published articles about the trend of canning at home. Kelly DiNardo of The Washington Post profiles food bloggers Clay Dunn and Zach Patton of The Bitten Word and their experience canning tomatoes at home, including their reasons for canning, equipment used, and cost. For a broader look at home canning, Sarah Karnasiewicz of Salon lists reasons behind the trend and gives book recommendations for those new to food preservation. Serious Eats has a handful of recipes from one of Karnasiewicz's recommendations,
Well-Preserved
by Eugenia Bone.

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