People have become more health and cost conscious, and they want to eat fresh, seasonal foods. For anyone looking to cut costs while also providing better quality food for their family, KNACK CANNING, PICKLING & PRESERVING offers simple step-by-step instructions for enjoying healthy food year- round through canning, pickling, feezing, and drying. It shows readers how to get started with the right equipment (water bath or pressure canners, jars & lids, bubble sticks, etc.) and techniques, providing crucial information about safety--from precise measurements, to sterilized jars, to proper sealing. It includes processing charts throughout for various altitudes. It features recipes for classic favorites like strawberry jam, grape jelly, apple butter, and kosher dill pickles as well as pantry staples like ketchup, hot sauce, relish, and honey BBQ sauce. The book also shows how to can seasonal vegetables like corn and pumpkin, how to make and can popular juices (apple, grape cranberry, tomato, and more), and how to preserve fresh, seasonal fruits like strawberries and raspberries by freezing them correctly.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2010