By Vanessa V. Friedman
Updated May 16, 1997 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Blue Jelly: Love Lost and the Lessons of Canning

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When Debby Bull was dumped by her boyfriend, she spent her time traveling and canning: Jams, jellies, pickles — you name it, she jarred it. By the time her broken heart had mended, she had rack upon rack of apple butter and dill beans, marinated mushrooms and cinnamon prune marmalade. She also had a book, Blue Jelly: Love Lost and the Lessons of Canning, one that told the story of the emotional and culinary discoveries she’d made along the way. Is the result a cookbook or is it a confessional? Think of it as the next Secrets of Pistoulet: an amusing, lightweight dinner party offering to take along for the hostess at your next invitation. B

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