Saving the Season: A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving

Saving the Season: A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving

by Kevin West

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ISBN-13: 9780307599483
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/25/2013
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 355,740
Product dimensions: 9.44(w) x 7.48(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

KEVIN WEST is from rural Blount County in eastern Tennessee. He attended Deep Springs, an experimental college in the White Mountains of California, and Sewanee: The University of the South. For thirteen years he was on the staff at W magazine, with postings in New York, Paris, and Los Angeles, where he was West Coast editor and where he still lives. He runs the blog SavingtheSeason.com; writes about food, culture, and travel; and produces a retail collection of jams and marmalades. He is certified as a Master Food Preserver by the University of California Cooperative Extension.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 3

Spring 47

Summer 133

Fall 291

Winter 423

Appendix I Some Popular Fruit Varieties 495

Appendix II Peak Seasons by Region 505

Appendix III Comparative pH Ranges of Some Common Foods 512

Acknowledgments 513

Bibliography 515

Index 519

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