Preserve the very best in available fresh foods.
Home canning is fun and exciting for the whole family, and enjoying homemade treasures is an unbeatable pleasure. In 175 Best Jams, Jellies, Marmalades and Other Soft Spreads, Linda J. Amendt shares her recipes and techniques for preserves that are easy to make and enjoyable any time of year.
Instructions are easy to understand and complete. Along with reliable recipes is a preplanning guide, essential for a successful home-canning project.
Canners and their lucky family members and friends will experience the tasty pleasures of such preserves as:
- Caramel apple jam, seedless blackberry jam, cherry raspberry jam, strawberry peach jam, sweet onion jam
- Apple cider jelly, boysenberry jelly, nectarine jelly, basil jelly
- Citrus trio marmalade, red onion marmalade, bing cherry marmalade, Tequila lime marmalade
- Blackberry preserves, apple raisin conserve, pineapple apricot conserve
- Apple butter, plum apricot butter, lemon curd, sunrise curd.
From expert techniques to safety concerns and choosing the right equipment, the author shares what every home canner needs.
In Acid Trip, Michael Harlan Turkell takes readers on a fascinating journey through the world of vinegar. An avid maker of vinegars at home, Turkell traveled throughout North America, France, Italy, Austria, and Japan to learn about vinegar-making practices in places where the art has evolved over centuries. This richly narrated cookbook includes recipes from leading chefs including Daniel Boulud, Barbara Lynch, Michael Anthony, April Bloomfield, Massimo Bottura, Sean Brock, and many others. Dishes range from simple to sophisticated and include Fried Eggs with a Spoonful of Vinegar, Sweet & Sour Peppers, Balsamic Barbecued Ribs, Poulet au Vinaigre, Tomato Tarragon Shrub, and even Vinegar Pie. Turkell also details methods for making your own vinegars with bases as varied as wine, rice, apple cider, and honey. Featuring lush color photographs by the author, Acid Trip is a captivating story of an obsession and an indispensable reference for any food lover who aspires to make and cook with the best ingredients.
From the author of The Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook comes a great new collection of recipes, hints, and Plain wisdom for everyone who loves the idea of preserving fresh, wholesome foods. Whether instructing a beginning canner or helping a seasoned cook hone her skills, certified Master Food Preserver Georgia Varozza shows people how to get the very best out of their food. Here, readers will find...
- a short history of canning
- lists of all the tools and supplies needed to get started
- basic instructions for safe canning
- recipes for canning fruit, vegetables, meat, soups, sauces, and more
- guidelines for adapting recipes to fit personal tastes
With its expert advice and warm tones, The Amish Canning Cookbook will become a beloved companion to those who love the tradition, frugality, and homestyle flavor of Amish cooking
Winner of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Book Award for Reference and Scholarship, and a New York Times bestseller, 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 even economics, this is primarily a compendium of practical information--how the processes work; parameters for safety; techniques for effective preservation; troubleshooting; and more.
With two-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.
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.
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.
Written by cooking instructor Madelaine Bullwinkel, Artisanal Preserves is a how-to guide that is perfect for eager cooks and seasoned preservers alike, providing 100 foolproof recipes for jams, jellies, marmalades, and more. For those new to the craft, it includes a primer on the history and basic technique of preserving. Experienced canners will appreciate 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 your new jams and jellies. Additionally, most of the recipes avoid using commercial pectin, which means you can use less sugar or, in some cases, none at all.Since Artisanal Preserves was originally published in 2005, the popularity of home preserving has continued to rise along with 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 primer for making elegant, delicious fruit preserves at home.
food. Rural areas with acres of land, suburban neighborhoods with small backyards, or urban environments with limited space--no matter what your situation, these books are tailored to your unique needs and resources. Each volume in this series is dedicated to a particular topic in backyard farming, whether you're planning to grow food for your family or for sale at your local farmers market. Featuring simple instructions and helpful illustrations, the Backyard Farming series empowers you and your family to enjoy the freshest ingredients possible--direct from your own backyard
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.
Also available in this series: The Backyard Homestead, The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects, The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner, and The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals.
If you can boil water, you can make your own delectable jams and jellies, try your hand at fresh-pack pickling, and jar savory sauces. Ball Canning Back to Basics focuses on the building-block techniques and easy, classic recipes every canner should know. The book begins with in-depth information on water bath canning, the equipment you need, and food safety guidance. Each preserving method is thoroughly explained with beginner-friendly tutorials and step-by-step photographs highlighting key steps. Learn to capture the sweet, ripe flavors of your favorite fruits and vegetables with 100 approachable, versatile recipes for the modern pantry. Packed with simple variation ideas for low-sugar and flavor change-ups, and time-tested tips from the most trusted authority in home canning, this handy guide delivers everything you need to successfully master home canning safely and deliciously.