A complete how-to guide on preserving the fruits and vegetables you find at your local farmers markets, farmstands, or in your very own backyard garden.
From jams and jellies, to sauces, salsas and pickles, there are many great ways to preserve the freshness and flavor of your farmstand favorites long after the season is done. You will discover techniques tools and tips as well as 75 popular recipes for canning and preserving foods at home. An essential book for all kitchens.
A Simple and Fun Introduction to Canning and Preserving The Complete Home Guide to Canning & Preserving is a step-by-step guideto making the most of your favoritefoods from your local farmers market. You will find delicious ways to make your own jams, jellies, sauces, soups, pickles, salsas, and more. You will also learn about hot water bath canning and pressure canning, common canning tools, and tips on preparation and storage of yourcanned goods. The Complete Home Guide to Canning & Preserving features easy-to-prepare recipes such as:
• Strawberry Jam • Grape Jelly • Cherry Preserves • Garlic Dill Pickles • Sauerkraut • Corn Relish • Apple Juice • Ketchup • Barbecue Sauce • Beef Stew • Lentil Soup With a trip to the farmers market and The Complete Home Guide to Canning & Preserving, you can reap the benefits of localproducts that providehealthful nutrients and a connection to the earth andyour community.
Buy Local and Support Your Local Farmer and Farmers Markets The Farmstand Favorites series was created toencourage buying local andbuying fresh. More thanever, we strive for a betterunderstanding of whereour food comes from, andfor many of us this meansshopping at a farmersmarket or farmstand.By supporting your localfarmers and producers,you are also supportinga livelihood which is vitalfor a healthy, sustainablefuture.