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

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Lark Books, 2010 - Cooking - 135 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Mychael-Ann - Goodreads

Good basic info plus some yummy recipes for out of the ordinary canning projects. Will I really get around to canning this year...? Freezing is just so much easier, but not the same satisfaction as those full jars lined up on the counter. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Ashley English has earned degrees in both holistic nutrition and sociology. She is a member of Slow Food USA and has worked over the years with a number of non-profit organizations committed to social and agricultural issues. She has a popular clip on YouTube (http://tiny.cc/FvOH1), with more to be added soon; is a regular contributor to the popular blog Design*Sponge (with 70,000 regular readers); and maintains her own blog at http://small-measure.blogspot.com. Ashley and her husband currently reside in Candler, NC with their menagerie of chickens, dogs, cats, and bees, where they are converting their land into a thriving homestead.

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