by Katherine Miller, The Oregonian
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 12:01 AM
It’s funny how things go in and out of fashion. Take home economics: For many generations it was an accepted part of a woman’s education; but for the “liberated” generation it was part of a woman’s oppression. Now the pendulum has swung again and classes in canning and preserving are one way cooks of both genders can live up to the mantra of the moment: Eat locally, seasonally and sustainably.