Mary's Resources


The following are some of the websites and books that I frequently visit, follow and use in my canning and cooking exploits.


Mary's resourcesCultured Products - Yogurt, Kefir, Sourdough, Cheese

  • I purchase all my cultures from Cultures for Health and am now an authorized reseller.  Contact me for discounted prices.
  • Here is further information on Yogurt and kefir.


Fermentation Resources



Canning Resources

These are my "go to" books.  

Food preserving expert Cathy Barrows presentat a beautiful collectionof essential preserving techniques. The newest addition to my collection of canning books.

The first book that every canner should get is the Ball Blue Book. This is the good old standby that our mothers, aunts and grandmothers used for many generations. A friend and neighbor has several editions from 1931, 1963, 1972, and 1977.

Great for smaller batches of canning. Melissa also has a great blog to follow, Food in Jars.

This is where I head for great pickle ideas.

Cheese Making Resources

Beautiful pictures, step by step information


Bread Making Making Resources

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