The Preserving Answer Book - : Expert Tips, Techniques, and Best Methods for Preserving All Your Favorite Foods by Sherri Brooks Vinton
paperback 256 pages
In this comprehensive guide, expert author Sherri Brooks Vinton answers the home preserver’s most commonly asked questions about every aspect of food preservation, from refrigeration and freezing to canning, drying, and fermenting all kinds of fruits and vegetables. She also offers tips and techniques for setting up your kitchen, choosing the preserving process that best suits your needs, making equipment and ingredient substitutions, and much more. Whether you’re new to preserving or just looking to refresh your memory at the start of the season, whether you want to know the difference between jam and jelly or which varieties of tomatoes are best for canning, you’ll find the information and confidence you need with this kitchen companion in hand.
Covers all preserving techniques. More than a preserving guide, this book delves into the whys, hows, and dos and don’ts of every major method of food preservation, from boiling-water canning and pressure canning to quick pickling, fermenting, freezing, and drying.
The perfect kitchen companion for beginners. Home cooks who are just starting out on the path to preserving their own food will find answers to common uncertainties about safety and best practices as well as troubleshooting tips presented in a friendly, reassuring question-and-answer format.
Written by an expert author with a strong platform. The best-selling author of the Put ’em Up! cookbook series, Sherri Brooks Vinton is an experienced speaker, teacher, and cook who writes and leads workshops focused on providing people with the practical information they need to put a modern twist on the traditional craft of food preservation.