Synopses & Reviews
For anyone who's ever headed to their local farmers' market reciting the mantra "I will not overbuy" but has lumbered home with bags overflowing with delicious summer strawberries, zucchini blossoms, and tomatoes, or autumn apples, pears, and cauliflower, this book will be your saving grace.
Well-Preserved is a collection of 30 small batch preserving recipes and 90 recipes in which to use the preserved goods. Preserving recipes like Marinated Baby Artichokes are followed by recipes for dishes like Marinated Artichoke and Ricotta Pie and Sausages with Marinated Baby Artichokes; a Three-Citrus Marmelade recipe is followed by recipes for Chicken Wings Baked with Three-Citrus Marmelade, Shrmp with Three-Citrus Marmelade and Lime, and Crepes with Three-Citrus Marmelade, and so on.
In this book, Eugenia Bone, a New Yorker whose Italian father was forever canning everything from olives to tuna, describes the art of preserving in an accessible way. Though she covers traditional water bath and pressure canning in detail, she also shares simpler methods that allow you to preserve foods using low-tech options like oil-preserving, curing, and freezing. Bone clearly explains each technique so that you can rest assured your food is stable and safe.
With Well-Preserved: Recipes and Techniques for Putting Up Small Batches of Seasonal Foods, you will never again have a night when you open your cupboard or refrigerator and lament that there's "nothing to eat!" Instead, you'll be whipping up the seasons' best meals all year long.
Bone shares simple methods for preserving meat, fruits, and vegetables by using low-tech options.
With authoritative content from America's most respected cooking school, this basic yet definitive guide to the popular trend of canning and preserving will be the go-to reference for home cooks for years to come.
Everything you need to know about home preserving, from The Culinary Institute of America
Home canning and preserving is more popular than ever. It's economical, environmentally smart, and a great way to get the most out of your backyard garden. It's a healthier way to eat, without all the additives and preservatives that are found in most processed foods, and if that's not enough, canning and preserving is a fun and rewarding hobby the whole family can enjoy together.
Preserving, from The Culinary Institute of America, gives you all the information and advice you need to start canning, preserving, and pickling your own foods. The book explains every preserving method (even dehydrating meats for jerky), features plenty of time- and money-saving tips, and covers the vital topics of food safety, must-have equipment, and the long-term storage of preserved foods.
- Features more than 60 recipes for pickles, jams, marmalades, dried foods, homemade condiments, and more, all accompanied by detailed and simple explanations and instructions
- Covers virtually every kind of food and preserving technique available for home cooks
- Includes beautiful full-color illustrations throughout
Whether you want to explore a fun new hobby, enjoy your homegrown vegetables all year long, or add new techniques to your repertoire, you'll find everything you need to know here. With Preserving, you'll discover just how fun and delicious home canning and preserving can be.
About the Author
Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit college offering bachelor's and associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts, as well as certificate programs in culinary arts, Latin cuisines, and wine and beverage studies. A network of more than 45,000 alumni has helped the CIA earn its reputation as the world's premier culinary college. The CIA, which also offers courses for professionals and food enthusiasts, as well as consulting services for the foodservice and hospitality industry, has campuses in Hyde Park, New York; St. Helena, California; San Antonio, Texas; and Singapore.