More and more people are beginning to can and preserve, whether for health benefits or to save money. Complete with step-by-step instructions, recipes, and tips, this book is a must for beginning and experienced canners alike. With this book you will learn to:
Preserve fresh foods by drying, freezing, canning, and pickling
Find and use the tools needed to can and preserve foods at home
Take safety precautions to prevent food contamination
Can all-natural broths, soups, and stews
Dry herbs and spices from the garden for year-round use
Make festive food giftsùfrom jams and jellies to dressings and sauces
In addition to a wealth of information and 100 great recipes, you will find a glossary of terms they can reference and an appendix of resources, including lists of products, books, and websites, to help you find everything you need to begin canning today!