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Canning and Other Cool Ways to Preserve Food

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Better Homes and Gardens You Can Can : Guide to Canning, Preserving, and Pickling
by  Better Homes and Gardens Details
Preserving your own fruits and vegetables is an affordable and sustainable way to sweeten your pantry with delicious seasonal bounty to last all year. With Better Homes and Gardens You Can Can!, you'll learn everything you ever needed to know about canning and preserving your farmer's market finds and the fresh produce from your garden.
Canning & Preserving All-In-One for Dummies
by Eve Adamson Details
"6 books in 1."Includes index. SummaryAmid an increasing focus on locally sourced whole foods, preserving, rather than preservatives, is enjoying a comeback. With 300 delicious recipes, Canning and Preserving All-In-One For Dummies gives you a single, comprehensive resource on all aspects of putting up your own food; the equipment and ingredients you'll need; and the different techniques such as smoking, drying, curing, pickling, juicing, and root cellaring that you'll explore.
Canning for a New Generation : Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry
by Liana Krissoff Details
This hip, modern handbook is filled with fresh and new ways to preserve nature's bounty throughout the year. It features full-color photographs, recipes, and detachable canning labels
Home Harvesting : Canning, Curing, Pickling, Preserving, Vegetables, Fruits, Meats
by Kim Pezza Details
A brief history of preserving foods -- Preserving today -- The harvest -- Canning (jams and jellies) -- Freezing -- Drying -- Pickling and vinegars -- Curing and smoking -- Additional methods of preserving -- When preserved foods go bad.
Saving the Season : A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving
by Kevin West Details
Spring -- Summer -- Fall -- Winter -- Appendix I. Some popular fruit varieties -- Appendix II. Peak seasons, by region -- Appendix III. Comparative pH ranges of some common foods.
Updated 03/22/2014

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