Sherri Brooks Vinton Makes Preserving Fun with Put ’em Up! Fruit

In these three videos, Sherri Brooks Vinton shows how to cook up, put up, and use up Blackberry Gastrique, one of her favorite recipes from her new book, Put ’em Up! Fruit, now available from Storey Publishing. With its 80 creative recipes for preserving seasonal fruit and 80 ways to use up those preserves, Put ’em Up! Fruit is the guide to bringing a little bit of summer sunshine into your cooking, any time of year.

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Book Trailer

Cook It Up! Prepare a Blackberry Gastrique

Put It Up! Learn the Boiling-Water Method

Use It Up! Pan-Roasted Chicken with Blackberry Gastrique

Download the Recipes

The recipes and techniques featured in these videos are available as free PDF downloads:

Learn More

To learn more about Put ’em Up! Fruit, visit Sherri’s website at or Storey’s Put ’em Up! Fruit page.


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