The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest (Google eBook)

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Storey Publishing, 2002 - Cooking - 347 pages
7 Reviews
Learn how to preserve the season's bounty in this classic primer on drying, freezing, canning, and pickling techniques. You'll learn everything you need to know to stock your pantry with fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, vinegars, pickles, chutneys, and seasonings. Carol Costenbader presents more than 150 simple, step-by-step recipes for delicious creations such as Green Chile Salsa, Tomato Leather, Spiced Pear Butter, Peach Pie Filling, Eggplant Caviar, Blueberry Marmalade, Yellow Tomato Jam, Cranberry-Lime Curd, Preserved Lemons, Chicken Liver Pate, and much more.

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

User Review  - annie - Goodreads

This is a semi-creative book on preserving the seasons's bounty. I use it as a reference point sometimes, but don't find it that inspiring. There are some good tips and recipes, though. Read full review

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

User Review  - Julianne - Goodreads

LOVE the idea of small batch canning that happens year round. Can't wait to have more fresh produce ready for these recipes. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Choosing Ingredients
4
Canning
22
Drying
78
Freezing
115
Jams Jellies
175
Pickles Relishes Chutneys
237
Vinegars Seasonings
281
Cold Storage
302
Gifts of Preserved Food
317
Glossary of Terms
328
Resources
331
Table of Equivalents
332
Converting US Recipe Measurements to Metric
334
Index
335
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Food writer Carol Costenbader has cooked and preserved homegrown fruits, herbs, and vegetables for more than 35 years. Besides The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest, her books include Storey's Well-Stocked Pantry Series: Mustards, Ketchups & Vinegars and Preserving Fruits & Vegetables. Second in command of the family vegetable garden and a volunteer cook at Christian Ministries Homeless Shelter, Carol is founder of The Health Adventure and Friends of the Health Adventure, a good health teaching facility. Carol and her family divide their time between central Florida and the mountains of North Carolina.

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