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KEVING WEST is from rural Blount County in eastern Tennessee. He attended Deep Springs, an experimental college in the White Mountains of California, and Sewanee: The University of the South.

For 13 years he was on staff at W magazine, with postings in New York, Paris, and Los Angeles, where he was West Coast editor and where he still lives. He runs the blog SavingtheSeason.com; writes about food, culture, and travel; and produces a retail collection of jams and marmalades. He is certified as a Master Food Preserver by the University of California Cooperative Extension. Saving the Season: A Cook’s Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving is his first cookbook.

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Enter to win one of 10 copies!

In his debut cookbook, “Saving the Season: A Cook’s Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving,” author Kevin West unveils 220 recipes for sweet and savory jams, pickles, cordials, cocktails, candies, and more. From Classic Apricot Jam to Green Tomato-Chutney; from Pickled Asparagus with Tarragon and Green Garlic to Scotch Marmalade, West delivers the ultimate guide for cooks of all abilities—bound together with 300 gorgeous, full-color photographs.

Follow along as West explores the tastes of his Southern childhood—the very same tastes that inspired him to “save the season,” as he traveled from the citrus groves of Southern California to the cranberry bogs of Massachusetts and everywhere in between. His work to chronicle America’s rich preserving traditions paid off: This book is packed with everything you need to save (and savor) the season throughout the entire year.

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Reprinted with permission from Saving the Season by Kevin West, copyright © 2013. Published by Random House

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