How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-Sufficiency [NOOK Book]


The modern guide to storing and preserving your garden produce, enabling you to eat home-grown goodness all year round.

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How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-Sufficiency

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The modern guide to storing and preserving your garden produce, enabling you to eat home-grown goodness all year round.

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From the Publisher

"Every serious organic gardener should have a copy.”  —Organic Gardening

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907448010
  • Publisher: UIT Cambridge
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 839,619
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Piers Warren is the author of several books, including 101 Uses for Stinging Nettles and British Native Trees: Their Past and Present Uses. He also teaches wildlife filmmaking.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Part 1 The Methods

General guidelines 12

Basic storage 13

Clamping 15

Freezing 16

Drying 19

Vacuum-packing 21

Salting 22

Bottling 23

Pickles and chutneys 25

Relishes, ketchups and sauces 26

Jams and jellies 27

Fruit butters and cheeses 30

Fermenting 31

Part 2 The Produce

Apples 34

Artichokes (Globe) 38

Artichokes (Jerusalem) 39

Asparagus 40

Aubergines 42

Beans - Broad 44

Beans - French 45

Beans - Runner 47

Beetroot 48

Blackberries 50

Black Currants, Red and White Currants, Jostaberries and Chokeberries 53

Broccoli and Calabrese 55

Brussels Sprouts 57

Cabbages 58

Carrots 60

Cauliflowers 61

Celeriac 62

Celery 64

Chard 65

Cherries 66

Chicory 68

Cucumbers 69

Endive 71

Fennel 72

Figs 73

Garlic 74

Gooseberries 75

Grapes 78

Herbs 80

Horseradish 82

Kale 83

Kohlrabi 85

Leeks 86

Lettuces 87

Medlars 89

Melons 90

Mulberries 91

Mushrooms 93

Nuts 95

Okra 96

Onions 97

Parsnips 99

Peaches, Apricots and Nectarines 101

Pears 104

Peas 106

Peppers (Capsicum and Chilli) 107

Plums, Damsons and Greengages 110

Potatoes 113

Quinces 115

Radishes 117

Raspberries, Loganberries, Tayberries and Boysenberries 118

Rhubarb 120

Salsify and Scorzonera 122

Spinach 123

Squashes - Summer 124

Squashes - Winter 126

Strawberries 129

Swedes 131

Sweetcorn (Maize) 132

Tomatoes 133

Turnips 138

Index 139

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