Marisa McClellan is a food blogger, cookbook author, and canning teacher based in Center City Philadelphia. She maintains a blog called Food in Jars, which is dedicated to canning, preserving, and pantry staples made from scratch (all in her 80-square-foot kitchen).
McClellan has been teaching food preservation classes and workshops since 2009, and has taught thousands of people to safely can their own food. She’s been a regular guest instructor at The Brooklyn Kitchen in New York and The Pantry at Delancey in Seattle, Washington, and regularly travels up and down the east coast offering demonstrations at farmers markets and cooking stores.
She writes for Vegetarian Times, USA Today, the Food Network, Serious Eats, The Kitchn, Grid Philly, Saveur, Edible Philly, and Table Matters. The author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, she is currently working on her third book.