With the cost of living continuing to rise, more and more peopleare saving money and eating healthier by canning and preservingfood at home. This easy-to-follow guide is perfect for you if youwant to learn how to can and preserve your own food, as well as ifyou're an experienced canner and preserver looking to expand yourrepertoire with the great new and updated recipes contained in thisbook.
Inside you'll find clear, hands-on instruction in the basictechniques for everything from freezing and pickling to drying andjuicing. There's plenty of information on the latest equipment forcreating and storing your own healthy foods. Plus, you'll see howyou can cut your food costs while controlling the quality of thefood your family eats.
If you want to save money on your grocery bill, get back tobasics, and eat healthier, Canning & Preserving For Dummies,2nd Edition is your ideal resource!
Amelia Jeanroy is a syndicated columnist and the Herb Gardens Guide at About.com. An organic sustainable farmer, she has been canning and preserving foods for 20 years. Karen Ward is a life-long home canner, home economist, recipe developer, and cookbook author. She has been a featured guest on many television shows including QVC and HGTV's Smart Solutions.
Amid an increasing focus on locally sourced whole foods,preserving, rather than preservatives, is enjoying a comeback. With300 delicious recipes, Canning and Preserving All-In-One ForDummies gives you a single, comprehensive resource on allaspects of putting up your own food; the equipment and ingredientsyou'll need; and the different techniques such as smoking, drying,curing, pickling, juicing, and root cellaring that you'llexplore.
Canning and Preserving All-in-One For Dummies is aperfect guide for home cooks looking to learn how to can andpreserve their own food, covering preparation times, cooking times,processing times, and the yield you should expect from yourefforts, as well as the newest equipment needed to create and storeyour own healthy foods.Features 300 recipesCovers canning fruits, vegetables, meats, and seafoodIncludes jams, jellies, butters, condiments, relishes, salsas,and chutneysProvides information on all types of food storage, includingpickling, curing, juicing, and root cellars
Whether you're new to canning and preserving or are just lookingto expand your repertoire with the great new recipes contained inthis book, Canning and Preserving All-in-One For Dummiesgives you everything you need to save money and live healthier.
Are you looking to dig yourself out of microwave dinners andlearn the ropes of home cooking? Cooking Basics For Dummies,5th Edition takes the intimidation out of cookingand helps you start cultivating your culinary prowess in no time.From learning fundamental cooking techniques like dicing, chopping,and saut?ing to creating delicious, easy-to-follow recipes, you'lldiscover how to cook up crowd-pleasing meals the whole family willenjoy—all without breaking a sweat!
Even if you've never cracked an egg, this friendly, practicalguide gives you all the ingredients to become a superior home cook.In plain English, it explains step-by-step how to master popularcooking techniques, such as dicing vegetables, hard boiling an egg,making quick and delicious sauces, planning menus, stocking yourpantry, and so much more.Packed with more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for every mealof the day, from mouth-watering mains to sumptuous sides todelectable dessertsHelps you master grilling, slow cooking, baking, roasting,pressure cooking, and moreIncludes tips on adapting meals to meet the latest dietarytrends, such as low-sugar, low-sodium, low-fat, plant-based, andvegetarian dietsCovers shopping at farmer's markets and buying organicfoods
Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th edition is forevery beginner cook or polished chef looking for a refresher onbreathing new life into home-cooked meals.
Fermentation is what makes foods like beer, pickles, andsauerkraut delicious—and nutritious. Fermented foods arechock-full of probiotics that aid in digestive and overall health.In addition, the fermentation process also has been shown to addnutrients to food, making already nutritious food even better!Fermenting For Dummies provides step-by-step information forcooks, homesteaders, farmers, and food lovers of any kind who wantto develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for arguably theoldest form of food preservation.
Fermenting For Dummies gives you the scoop on thefermenting process, the tools and ingredients you’ll need toget started, and 100+ recipes for fermenting at home. So what areyou waiting for?Shows you how to ferment vegetables, including slaw-style,pickles, and kimcheeCovers how to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, cheese, andbutterExplains how to ferment fruits, from lemons to tomatoes, andhow to serve themDetails how to ferment beverages, including mead, beer,kombucha, vinegar, and more
If you're interested in preserving food using this ancientmethod, Fermenting For Dummies has everything you need toget started.