Busy Person's Guide to Preserving Food: Easy Step-by-Step Instructions for Freezing, Drying and Canning

Busy Person's Guide to Preserving Food: Easy Step-by-Step Instructions for Freezing, Drying and Canning

by Janet Chadwick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882669007
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Edition description: Rev. and updated]
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author


The author of several cooking and gardening books, Janet Chadwick has been growing and preserving food for years. Chadwick says, "There is no way you can 'buy' the feeling of pride you have when you show off the full freezer; the rows of canned vegetables, fruits, pickles, jams, jellies; or the root cellar shelves filled to the ceiling!" She is the author of Storey's The Busy Person's Guide to Preserving Food. Janet lives in Hinesburg, Vermont, where she has been growing and preserving food for years.

Table of Contents


The Busy Person's Dilemma

1 Taking the Mystery Out of Equipment

2 Tips, Hints, and Other Shortcuts

3 The Basic Techniques of Root Cellaring, Freezing, Drying, and Canning

4 Preserving Each Vegetable

5 Preserving Each Fruit

6 Preserving Herbs

7 Pickles, Relishes, Sauerkraut, and Sauces

8 Jams, Jellies, Preserves, and Marmalades

9 What Wen t Wrong?

(And Other Commonly Asked Questions)

10 Quick Harvest Meals

Appendix / Handy Reference Charts

Suggested Reading

Mail-Order Sources of Preserving Equipment and Suppplies

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Busy Person's Guide to Preserving Food: Easy Step-by-Step Instructions for Freezing, Drying and Canning 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
sturlington on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a pretty handy book for preserving various foods. I use it mostly as a reference for freezing fruits and vegetables.