Homemade Living

Homemade Living

Canning & Preserving With Ashley English : All You Need to Know to Make Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Chutneys & More

Book - 2010
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Yes, you CAN! More and more people have discovered what grandma always knew: canning and preserving supplies you with wholesome, tasty treats year round. And this Homemade Living guide provides all the practical, hold-your-hand basics along with plenty of step-by-step photos.

 

Learn about the necessary tools of the trade, crucial safety tips, and hot water bath processing and pressure canning. Discover the all-important science of salt and sugar, and how to select the best possible ingredients, favoring seasonal, organic, and local options.  Three topic-specific primers cover pickles, relishes and chutneys; jams, jellies, butters and curds; and whole fruits and veggies--and each offers at least two "Canning Classic" recipes with variation ideas.

Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781600594915
1600594913
Characteristics: 135 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

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Piparkukas
Sep 27, 2012

This is a cool hip book for those just starting out. I loved the different spins on relishes (one for beets and one for fennel) Definitely a fun alternative to the usual run of the mill canning material out there.

MsNavillus Aug 09, 2012

The content is very good, but the true selling point of this book is its visual aspect. The photographs are gorgeous, the step by step instructions are accompanied by helpful images, and the layout is creative and fun.

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Jun 17, 2010

Comprehensive explanations for the beginner. For those who are experienced, many of the recipes include fresh herbs, which would change our old stand-bys and give us ideas about different herbs, perhaps, to use.

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