Homemade Living: Canning and Preserving

Homemade Living: Canning and Preserving

Bring back the tradition! More and more people have discovered the time honored tradition of canning and preserving, realizing it supplies you with wholesome, tasty treats year round! This wonderful guide by author Ashley English guide provides all the practical, hold-your-hand basics along with plenty of step-by-step photos.

 

Learn about the necessary tools of the trade, crucial safety tips, and hot water bath processing and pressure canning. Discover the all-important science of salt and sugar, and how to select the best possible ingredients, favoring seasonal, organic, and local options.  Three topic-specific primers cover pickles, relishes and chutneys; jams, jellies, butters and curds; and whole fruits and veggiesand each offers at least two Canning Classic recipes with variation ideas.