Winners + Linkage

July 18, 2009(updated on October 3, 2018)

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Wow. There were a lot of you who wanted this book. Unfortunately, I have but two copies to pass along (I calculated it out, and it would have cost more than $500 to send each one of you a copy. Until I become independently wealthy, that’s just not in the budget). I turned to the very handy Randomizer to pick the winners and it spit out numbers 9 and 43. That means that the lucky recipients are Pat and Meghan. I’ll be in touch with the two of you posthaste.

In other news, have you heard about the Can-volution? A bunch of us jar-crazy folk are putting together a coast-to-coast canstravaganza for the weekend of August 29th and 30th. The goal is for people to get together in groups and do a whole bunch of puttin’ up. I’m actually going to be heading out to Seattle that weekend, to attend a canning party with a few of my favorite bloggers and hopefully teach a canning class. Leave a comment if you’re interested in participating and I’ll do my best to hook you up with other canners in your area.

Also, I did an interview with Jen A. Miller (aka Jersey Shore Jen) recently in which we talk about canning, preserving and fresh produce. She posted it to NJ Monthly earlier this week and you can find it here if you’re inclined. .

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16 thoughts on "Winners + Linkage"

  • I live in the seattle area and would be interested in hearing about the canning groups for that weekend- thanks!

  • The Wallmart in my area was selling it and I picked up that edition earlier in the summer. Sort if fun to see what has changed from earlier editions. I wish they would cut out the sugar from the pickling recipes, though…

  • Thanks for hosting the giveaway, and thanks for talking up the Ball Blue Book. Sounds like an amazing resource!

  • Nice article! I always read the articles you post. They all have been very good.

    I live in St. Louis Mo area and would like together with others.

  • I’m in the Seattle area (Everett) and would love to attend a canning event/class. This will be my first year canning, so I need all the help I can get!

  • I live in Olympia, WA and would be interesting in participating and possibly meeting up with you in Seattle. I have just begun a blog and am interested in meeting local Canning Contesas!

  • Hey I offer classes both group and private. I have been canning for over 20 years and if it isn’t moving, I can can it! Please check out my new blog and leave me some comments!!!!!