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Book review: Batch cookbook

It’s always exciting when people you know (like, in real life), do something amazing. When I heard a couple of years ago that Joel and Dana from Well Preserved were writing a book, I had no doubt that it would be nothing short of amazing. Joel and Dana are two people I’ve admired for a … Read more

Batch cookbook cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Giveaway: Batch cookbook (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of Batch Thanks to Appetite by Random House, I have one copy of Batch (I wrote about it here) to give away to one lucky reader in Canada. How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the duration of the contest). 1. Leave me a comment on this post telling me which technique … Read more

Amy Bronee strawberry rhubarb jam on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Welcoming summer with strawberries and rhubarb!

I’m a little embarrassed to say that until a few weeks ago, I never really did much canning, preserving or jam-making. I have dabbled in it a little bit but to be honest, it kind of made me nervous. All that talk about the need to sterilize jars, the special equipment, the worry about making … Read more

The Canning Kitchen book cover

Win a copy of The Canning Kitchen (Canada)!

Thanks to Penguin Canada, I have one copy of Amy Bronee’s The Canning Kitchen  (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! To enter, leave me a comment telling me what you’re looking forward to preserving or canning this summer? For a second bonus entry, tweet the following message: “(Canada) Win … Read more