Marisa McClellan is a full-time food writer and canning teacher, and is the sole blogger at Food in Jars. She is the author of Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round (Running Press 2012) and Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces (Running Press 2014). Her writing appears regularly on The Food Network, Saveur’s website, Table Matters, and in Food 52′s Small Batch series. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Portland, Oregon, she now lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Scott. You can also find her on her personal blog and a variety of social media channels.