Green Gift Guide: The Foodie

"Put 'em Up!" Canning Book by Sherri Brooks Vinton

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Gift Guide 2012 Foodie

credit: Storey Publishing

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What do food enthusiasts who lean toward sustainable eating love to eat? Local seasonal food.

Help them help themselves check processed food at the door by giving this must-have preserving book. With techniques and recipes for novice and accomplished canners alike, Put 'em Up (Storey Publishing) by "real food" advocate, Sherri Brooks Vinton, will show even the most-intimidated of food preservers how fun and easy (and delicious!) canning can be. (Put 'em Up, $12)

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