Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation

Typical books about preserving garden produce nearly always assume that modern kitchen gardeners will boil or freeze their vegetables and fruits Yet here is a book that goes back to the future celebrating traditional but little known French techniques for storing and preserving edibles in ways t

Put 'em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook, from Drying and Freezing to Canning and Pickling

With simple step by step instructions and 175 delicious recipes, this book will have even the timidest beginners filling pantries and freezers in no time Put em Up includes complete how to information for every kind of preserving refrigerating, freezing, air and oven drying, cold and hot pack

The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Delicious Recipes to Use Year-Round

The easiest and safest methods for making delectable preserves in small batches all year long Takes the pressure off cooks who don t have much time but still want to savor the season s bounty Chicago Tribune Review of the prior edition The Complete Book of Small Batch Preserving tak

Well-Preserved: Recipes and Techniques for Putting Up Small Batches of Seasonal Foods

For anyone who s ever headed to their local farmers market reciting the mantra I will not overbuy but has lumbered home with bags overflowing with delicious summer strawberries, zucchini blossoms, and tomatoes, or autumn apples, pears, and cauliflower, this book will be your saving grace Well Pr

Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods

Bread Cheese Wine Beer Coffee Chocolate Most people consume fermented foods and drinks every day For thousands of years, humans have enjoyed the distinctive flavors and nutrition resulting from the transformative power of microscopic bacteria and fungi Wild Fermentation The Flavor, Nutritio

Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage & Preservation

Hard times aren t just coming, they are here already The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from being a fringe activity for those who can afford it

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest: 150 Recipes for Freezing, Canning, Drying and Pickling Fruits and Vegetables

Learn how to preserve a summer day in batches from this classic primer on drying, freezing, canning, and pickling techniques Did you know that a cluttered garage works just as well as a root cellar for cool drying That even the experts use store bought frozen juice concentrate from time to tim