Synopses & Reviews
In this classic work, born of the back-to-the-land movement, Jean Anderson teaches you how to enjoy the bounty of your own garden, farmer's markets, and roadside stands--all year round. With Anderson at your side, you'll learn which fruits and vegetables are best for canning, freezing, and pickling and, along the way, learn how to insure food safety. Jean Anderson's Preserving Guide provides easy-to-follow directions for preserving whatever you grow and dishes up more than 100 original recipes.
"Ideal for beginners and experienced cooks alike. The former will appreciate her clear instructions and reassuring voice; the latter will love her surefire, sophisticated recipes."--Andrea Weigl, food writer, Raleigh News and Observer
"[Anderson] brings a reassuring voice to what can be an intimidating undertaking."
-Raleigh News and Observer
"For anyone who wants to know the nitty-gritty details of canning."
"Authoritative, comprehensive. . . . It's a book you'll 'preserve' for generations."
"You will have some fun, save money over the long haul, dine well, and eat without the fear of store-bought, processed foods. . . . Here's the manual that conquers the art of preserving food in your kitchen."
"[A] classic guide, born of the back-to-the-land movement [that] offers a new author introduction and teaches you how to enjoy nature's bounty and save money year-round."
About the Author
The winner of six best-cookbook awards and a member of the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame, Jean Anderson is author of The American Century Cookbook: The Most Popular Recipes of the Twentieth Century, A Love Affair with Southern Cooking: Recipes and Recollections, and Falling Off the Bone.