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.
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.
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.Everything you need to know about freezing, canning,preserving, pickling, drying, juicing, and root cellaringExplains the many great benefits of canning and preserving,including eating healthier and developing self-relianceFeatures new recipes that include preparation, cooking, andprocessing timesAmy Jeanroy is the Herb Garden Guide for About.com and KarenWard is a member of the International Association of CulinaryProfessionals
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!
Want to speak Spanish? Looking to improve your Spanish skills?Now you can start today with these minibooks, which give you theexpert instruction you need to master Spanish basics and beyond.From numbers and vocabulary to common phrases, conversations, andmuch more, you'll see how to communicate effectively in Spanish anduse it in real-life situations. The practical exercises will giveyou greater confidence — and the bonus CD helps you startspeaking Spanish from day one!Warm up with the basics — handle greetings and small talkand review pronunciation rules, letters, numbers, and dates
Speak in everyday settings — handle greetings and smalltalk, order food and purchase goods, talk on the phone, ask fordirections, and deal with emergencies
Grasp grammar essentials — learn to identify and use thevarious parts of speech while you conjugate verbs in the simplepast, present, and future tense
Stretch your skills — issue commands with the imperativemood, take action on object pronouns, talk about yourself with thereflexive, and wish and hope with the subjunctive
Take Spanish to work — communicate with colleagues orcustomers at the office, tailor phrases to your line of work, andreview example workplace scenarios for common professions
Open the book and find:Basic and advanced Spanish grammar
Pronunciation tips and vocabulary charts
Verb conjugations for regular and irregular verbs
Masculine and feminine nouns
Tips for using adjectives, adverbs, and prepositionalphrases
Proper ways to ask questions
The inside scoop on the key verb haber
Key phrases for numerous work environments
Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish dictionaries
Bonus CD IncludesFeatures dialogues by native Spanish speakers
Allows you to hear Spanish as it's really spoken
Please see the CD appendix for details and complete systemrequirements.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
Starting a business? Don't sweat it! Reflecting today's uniqueopportunities and challenges, Starting a Business All-In-One ForDummies is packed with everything you need to manage yourpersonal and business risks and successfully navigate your firstyear in business. Written in plain English and packed with simple,step-by-step instructions, it shows you how to start up your dreambusiness from scratch, write a winning business plan, securefinancing, manage your risks successfully, navigate your first yearof operation, and much more!
The information inside is amassed from 11 bestselling ForDummies books, covering everything from franchising and home-basedbusinesses to bookkeeping, accounting, branding, and marketing. Ifyou're a go-getter looking for a way to launch a great idea and beyour own boss, Starting a Business All-In-One For Dummiesprepares you to beat the odds and become successful in yoursector.Covers proven strategies on successfully branding and marketingyour businessIncludes step-by-step guidance on keeping on top of thebooksProvides coverage of employee engagement and motivatingemployeesOffers helpful hints for overcoming obstacles in starting abusiness
Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or an expert looking toinnovate, Starting a Business All-In-One For Dummies is theonly reference you'll need to start a business from the groundup.
Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything has helped countless home cooks discover the rewards of simple cooking. Now the ultimate cookbook has been revised and expanded (almost half the material is new), making it absolutely indispensable for anyone who cooks—or wants to. With Bittman's straightforward instructions and advice, you'll make crowd-pleasing food using fresh, natural ingredients; simple techniques; and basic equipment. Even better, you'll discover how to relax and enjoy yourself in the kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for every occasion.
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