The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Delicious Recipes to Use Year-Round
The easiest and safest methods for making delectable preserves in small batches -- all year long.
"Takes the pressure off cooks who don't have much time... but still want to savor the season's bounty."
-Chicago Tribune (Review of the prior edition)
The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving takes the guesswork out of home preserving. Both beginners and pros can make t...more
It focuses on small batch water bath canning - exactly what I'm looking to do. Make small batches of food, using ingredients mainly from my garden, with maybe a couple of things added (like peppers, because my garden right now is just not producing pepp ...more
They are very toe-the-line in the book when it comes to all the new-fangled canning rules - I'll stick to the old ways, thanks. But in today's foam-padded world I guess that's the way all the books are going to be. What I really need is a canning/preserving book written about 50 years ago, when the people writing the boo ...more
Too bad that many of the recipes either don't work or give poor results. Out of 8 or 10 that I've tried only one was a hit. The rest were edible but not worth repeating.
I suggest you not buy this book but rather get a copy from the library and see for yourself.
with somewhat unconventional directions (no pectin!) and had great
results (amazing flavor as well as nice gell). Lots of unusual combinations;
perfect for gift-giving as well as stocking the pantry. As title says,
many recipes can be made year-round; they don't just rely on a bounty of
fresh produce in season.