batchJoel MacCharles and Dana Harrison wanted to create a cookbook that served all beginners and experts in preserving and they did just that. Batch ($35, 352 pgs.) isn’t just about making jams. Batch details seven different preserving styles including waterbath canning, dehydration, salting and much more. Batch teaches readers how to get the most out of the ingredients in their kitchen.

Penguin Random House, 320 Front St. West, Ste. 1400, Toronto, ON, M5V 3B6, Canada,

​Published in WholeFoods Magazine Online, 4/9/16