Preserves and Canning
50 Step-by-Step Homemade Preserves
Delicious, Easy-to-Follow Recipes for Jams, Jellies and Sweet Conserves, with 240 Photographs
Paperback ISBN: 1846814170
Successful techniques for jams, jellies, marmalades, fruit curds, butters and cheeses, and sweet preserved fruits.
Travels in the World of Vinegar; with Recipes from Leading Chefs, Insights from Top Producers, and Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Make Your Own
Hardcover ISBN: 1419724177
In Acid Trip, Michael Harlan Turkell takes readers on a fascinating journey in the world of vinegar. An avid maker of vinegars at home, Turkell traveled throughout the US, France, Italy, Austria, and Japan, to learn about vinegar-making practices in places where the art has evolved over centuries. This richly narrative cookbook details methods for making vinegar with bases as varied as wine, rice, apple cider, and honey. Turkell has also gathered vinegar-inflected insights and recipes from leading chefs in America, including Daniel Boulud, Barbara Lynch, Michael Anthony, April Bloomfield, and Sean Brock, as well as Bertrand Grébaut from Paris, Massimo Bottura from Modena, and Zaiyu Hasegawa from Tokyo. Turkell also provides his own recipes for deliciously creative dishes, like Chimichurri Chicken Wings, and Ricotta Toasts with Fennel Jam. Featuring lush color photographs taken by Turkell, Acid Trip is a fascinating story and an indispensable reference for any food lover who aspires to make their own essential ingredients.
The America's Test Kitchen Do-it-yourself Cookbook
100+ Foolproof Kitchen Projects for the Adventurous Home Cook
Paperback ISBN: 193649308x
Why buy it when you can make it? From smoked bacon and dill pickles to your own home-brewed ale, trust the test kitchen experts to guide you through more than 100 foolproof kitchen projects. Pantry Staples For the freshest, best results, make your own ketchup, hot sauce, and vanilla extract. For the adventurous, there's sriracha, harissa, and wine vinegar. Jams and Jellies Preserve the seasons with orange marmalade, strawberry jam, and apple butter, while wine jelly and bacon jam are great year-round options. Pickled Favorites Get your pickle fix with classics like bread-and-butters and sour dills, plus test kitchen favorites like dilly beans, giardiniera, and kimchi. The Dairy Best Making fresh cheeses like ricotta and goat cheese, churning butter, preparing yogurt, and even making soy milk (for tofu) are simpler than you think. Charcuterie at home From artisanal pancetta, prosciutto, pâtés, and terrines to everyday favorites like bacon, chorizo, and beef jerky, our recipes have the carnivore covered. Snacks and Sweets Make store-bought favorites like rich buttery crackers, marshmallows, and graham crackers fresher and better. Or take the fancier route with lavash crackers, grissini, salted caramels, and chocolate-hazelnut spread. Beverages Stock your fridge with root beer, ginger beer, and cold-brew coffee. Stock your bar with sweet vermouth, cocktail bitters, and tonic water. Plus, our IPA beer recipe is ideal for first-time home brewers.
The Art of Fermentation
An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World
Hardcover ISBN: 160358286x
"'The Art of Fermentation' is the most comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself home fermentation ever published. Sandor Katz presents the concepts and processes behind fermentation in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through their first experience making sauerkraut or yogurt, and in-depth enough to provide greater understanding and insight for experienced practitioners. While Katz expertly contextualizes fermentation in terms of biological and cultural evolution, health and nutrition, and eveneconomics, this is primarily a compendium of practical information--how the processes work; parameters for safety; techniques for effective preservation; troubleshooting; and more. With full-color illustrations and extended resources, this book provides essential wisdom for cooks, homesteaders, farmers, gleaners, foragers, and food lovers of any kind who want to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for arguably the oldest form of food preservation, and part of the roots of culture itself. Readers will find detailed information on fermenting vegetables; sugars into alcohol (meads, wines, and ciders); sour tonic beverages; milk; grains and starchy tubers; beers (and other grain-based alcoholic beverages); beans; seeds; nuts; fish; meat; and eggs, as well as growing mold cultures, using fermentation in agriculture, art, and energy production, and considerations for commercial enterprises. Sandor Katz has introduced what will undoubtedly remain a classic in food literature, and is the first--and only--of its kind"--
The Art of Preserving
Paperback ISBN: 1616283831
Can't resist that flat of fresh berries? What to make with a bumper crop of tomatoes? Have a penchant for pickles? Featuring everything you need to know to put up the seasons' bounty, Williams-Sonoma The Art of Preserving illuminates how to savor your favorite fresh produce year-round. From beginners looking to learn, to those familiar with the technique, everyone will appreciate this contemporary and comprehensive approach to preserving the wealth of fruits and vegetables from backyard gardens and farmers' markets. Packed with inspiring recipes for preserves, from Apricot Jam to Pickled Fennel with Orange Zest to Preserved Lemons, this title provides a wealth of ideas for making the most of the harvest. Additional recipes showcase the many ways that preserved foods can be used in finished dishes, from savory starters to flavorful main courses to sweet desserts. Lush photography celebrates the natural beauty of seasonal produce, while step-by-step instruction and helpful tips from professionals offer all the guidance you need to become a preserving expert. From luscious jams and jellies to savory pickles and relishes, make the most of garden-fresh fruits and vegetables through preserving. With over 130 recipes, step-by-step techniques, helpful tips from professionals, and scores of inspiring ideas for ways to use preserves in other recipes, this comprehensive cookbook provides everything you need to master the art in your own kitchen.
Small-Batch Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, and More
Paperback ISBN: 1572842199
Written by cooking instructor Madelaine Bullwinkel, Artisanal Preserves provides not only 100 foolproof recipes for jams, jellies, marmalades, and more but also a primer on the history and basic technique of preserving. For those who are old hands at preserving, the book offers new flavor combinations?such as Lime Zucchini Marmalade and Blackberry Ginger Preserves?as well as 40 recipes for breads, muffins, and desserts that make good use of readers’ newly made jams and jellies. This new edition of Artisanal Preserves has been redesigned and repackaged to appeal to a new generation of cooks. Since the book was originally published in 2005 (as Gourmet Preserves Chez Madelaine), the popularity of home preserving has continued to rise alongside the renewed interest in other old-fashioned craft cooking hobbies, such as brewing beer, pickling produce, and making sourdough starters. Bullwinkel’s thorough teaching style and time-saving techniques make the preserving process surprisingly simple. Artisanal Preserves is the go-to guide to making elegant, delicious fruit preserves at home.
Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented Preserves from Japan, Korea, China, India, and Beyond
Hardcover ISBN: 1607744767
A DIY guide to making the tangy pickles of Japan, Korea, China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and more, featuring recipes ranging from traditional tsukemono and kimchi to chutney and new combinations using innovative ingredients and techniques. For Asian food aficionados as well as preservers and picklers looking for new frontiers, the Far East's diverse and sometimes spicy array of pickled products and innovative flavor pairings will wow the palate. In Asian Pickles, respected cookbook author and culinary project maven Karen Solomon introduces readers to the unique ingredients used in Asian pickle-making and numerous techniques beyond the basic brine. For the novice pickler, Solomon also includes a vast array of quick pickles with easy-to-find ingredients. Featuring 75 of the most sought-after pickle recipes from the East--including Korean Chopped Daikon Kimchi, Japanese Umeboshi, Chinese Spicy Ginger Cucumbers, Indian Coconut-Mint Chutney, and more--Asian Pickles will help you explore a new preserving horizon with fail-proof instructions and a selection of helpful resources.
The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Skills
Field-to-Table Cooking Skills
Paperback ISBN: 1612122043
Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead -- that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, milling flour, working with sourdough, baking no-knead breads, making braises and stews that can be adapted to different cuts of meat, rendering lard and tallow, pickling, making butter and cheese, making yogurt, blanching vegetables for the freezer, making jams and jellies, drying produce, and much more. You’ll learn all the techniques you need to get the most from homegrown foods, along with dozens of simple and delicious recipes, most of which can be adapted to use whatever you have available.
A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Cultural Manipulation
3rd Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1621068722
New edition with all new, step-by-step photography! A classic beginner's guide to basic home fermentation of just about anything, Wild Fermentation is a great resource by one of the world's foremost experts on the topic. Includes easy to read and inspiring instructions to get you started making anything fermentable, from bread to cheese to yogurt to kimchi to miso to injera to beer to even chocolate?in the comfort of your own home. Who knew making tasty, healthy, interesting food could be so easy?