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Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Todayby Judi Kingry
When it comes to preserving, Ball really did write the book on it. This is a perfect choice for the beginner who wants a well-rounded introduction to safe preserving. Most of the recipes in Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving make use of the traditional stove-top canning process, with a small section on using pressure cookers. There are a limited amount of pictures, but, hey, I know what a jar of pickles looks like!
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A comprehensive guide to safe canning and preserving at home, including instructions for beginners, tips for experienced cooks and 400 recipes. Written by experts from a company specializing in home canning product.
From the experts, the definitive book on home preserving.
Ball Home Canning Products are the gold standard in home preserving supplies, the trademark jars on display in stores every summer from coast to coast. Now the experts at Ball have written a book destined to become the bible of home preserving.
As nutrition and food quality has become more important, home canning and preserving has increased in popularity for the benefits it offers: Cooks gain control of the ingredients, including organic fruits and vegetables Preserving foods at their freshest point locks in nutrition The final product is free of chemical additives and preservatives Store-bought brands cannot match the wonderful flavor of homemade Only a few hours are needed to put up a batch of jam or relish Home preserves make a great personal gift any time of year
These 400 innovative and enticing recipes include everything from salsas and savory sauces to pickling, chutneys, relishes and of course, jams, jellies, and fruit spreads, such as: Mango-Raspberry Jam, Damson Plum Jam Crab Apple Jelly, Green Pepper Jelly Spiced Red Cabbage, Pickled Asparagus Roasted Red Pepper Spread, Tomatillo Salsa Brandied Apple Rings, Apricot-Date Chutney.
The book includes comprehensive directions on safe canning and preserving methods plus lists of required equipment and utensils. Specific instructions for first-timers and handy tips for the experienced make the Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving a valuable addition to any kitchen library.
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