Drink the Harvest

Drink the Harvest Author Nan K. Chase
ISBN-10 9781603429139
Year 2014-06-28
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Preserving the harvest doesn’t have to stop with jam and pickles. Many fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be made into delicious beverages to enjoy fresh or preserve for later. Drink the Harvest presents simple recipes accompanied by mouthwatering photographs for a variety of teas, syrups, ciders, wines, and kombuchas. DeNeice C. Guest and Nan K. Chase also provide advice for harvesting ingredients for maximum flavor and even creating your own backyard beverage garden. Pour a refreshing glass of Passionflower-Lemon Balm Wine and drink in the possibilities.

The Put em Up Preserving Answer Book

The Put  em Up  Preserving Answer Book Author Sherri Brooks Vinton
ISBN-10 9781603428934
Year 2014-04-18
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

In a handy question-and-answer format, Sherri Brooks Vinton answers hundreds of commonly asked questions about preserving food. This comprehensive guide covers canning, refrigeration, freezing, drying, and fermenting all kinds of fruits and vegetables — from tomatoes to tangerines. Vinton also offers expert tips and techniques for setting up your kitchen, choosing the best varieties for your needs, making substitutions, and much more. With this kitchen companion in hand, even complete beginners will soon be putting up the harvest, safely and easily.

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest Author Carol W. Costenbader
ISBN-10 9781603429177
Year 2012-05-25
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Learn how to preserve a summer day — in batches — from this classic primer on drying, freezing, canning, and pickling techniques. Did you know that a cluttered garage works just as well as a root cellar for cool-drying? That even the experts use store-bought frozen juice concentrate from time to time? With more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for jams, sauces, vinegars, chutneys, and more, you’ll enjoy a pantry stocked with the tastes of summer year-round.

Cordials from Your Kitchen

Cordials from Your Kitchen Author Pattie Vargas
ISBN-10 9780882669861
Year 1997-01
Pages 171
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Includes recipes for fruit-, nut-, herb-, and cream-based liqueurs, coffee liqueurs, and flavored brandies, vodkas, and rums

The Pickled Pantry

The Pickled Pantry Author Andrea Chesman
ISBN-10 9781603428903
Year 2012-06-06
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Blending your grandmother’s pickling know-how with today’s Internet resources, Andrea Chesman shows you how easy it is to fill your pantry with tasty homemade sauerkraut, Salt-Cured Dilly Beans, and Rosemary Onion Confit. Explaining classic techniques in simple language, guiding you to helpful websites, and making you laugh with humorous stories, Chesman provides inspiration and encouragement for both first-time picklers and dedicated home canners. With tips on pickling everything from apples to zucchini, you’ll enjoy exploring the stunning variety of flavors that can fill a Mason jar.

Preserving Wild Foods

Preserving Wild Foods Author Raquel Pelzel
ISBN-10 9781603428910
Year 2012-11-06
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Whether you forage in the wild or at the farmers’ market, you’ll delight in the unique preserves featured in this one-of-a-kind collection. With a reverence for the natural world and all of its edible bounty, Matthew Weingarten and Raquel Pelzel encourage you to explore the ways in which wild ingredients can be transformed into tasty foods through a range of preserving techniques that include canning, smoking, curing, and pickling. Enjoy your own delicious Duck Prosciutto, Dandelion Jelly, Crab Apple Mostrada, and more!

Jams Chutneys

Jams   Chutneys Author Thane Prince
ISBN-10 9781405343046
Year 2008-10-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Return to the good life, all you need to know to make sweet and savoury preserves in an irresistible package Preserve your harvest and create amazing jams, chutneys or preserves out of fruit, vegetables and even flowers from your garden. With over 150 easy-to-follow recipes for making long-lasting sweet and savoury preserves to enjoy or give as a welcome present. A combination of traditional recipes, plus plenty of inspiring new ideas, show how to get the best from your ingredients, with clear guidance on all the equipment and techniques you’ll need for making wonderful jams, jellies, marmalades, pickles, chutneys and relishes. Pick up key cooking techniques from step-by-step sequences including identifying the perfect point of ripeness for different recipes, checking setting points and potting safely. Perfect if you want to know how to preserve gluts in your fruit and vegetable produce, or for aspiring jam-makers and cooks.

True Brews

True Brews Author Emma Christensen
ISBN-10 9781607743392
Year 2013-05-14
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

This accessible home-brew guide for alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented drinks, from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn's Emma Christensen, offers a wide range of simple yet enticing recipes for Root Beer, Honey Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Sorghum Ale, Blueberry-Lavender Mead, Gin Sake, Plum Wine, and more. You can make naturally fermented sodas, tend batches of kombucha, and brew your own beer in the smallest apartment kitchen with little more equipment than a soup pot, a plastic bucket, and a long-handled spoon. All you need is the know-how. That’s where Emma Christensen comes in, distilling a wide variety of projects—from mead to kefir to sake—to their simplest forms, making the process fun and accessible for homebrewers. All fifty-plus recipes in True Brews stem from the same basic techniques and core equipment, so it’s easy for you to experiment with your favorite flavors and add-ins once you grasp the fundamentals. Covering a tantalizing range of recipes, including Coconut Water Kefir, Root Beer, Honey–Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Pale Ale, Chai-Spiced Mead, Cloudy Cherry Sake, and Plum Wine, these fresh beverages make impressive homemade offerings for hostess gifts, happy hours, and thirsty friends alike.

Asheville

Asheville Author Nan K. Chase
ISBN-10 0786431768
Year 2007
Pages 281
Language en
Publisher McFarland
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Asheville, North Carolina, grew from humble beginnings as a hamlet for local livestock handlers to become one of the most culturally and artistically diverse cities in the South. Here in this book is all the fascinating history of Asheville, complete with a rich array of photographs. Multiple appendices reveal details concerning many lesser-known aspects of Ashevilles unique history, including city buildings designed by architects Richard Sharp Smith and Douglas D. Ellington, and city projects funded by philanthropist Julian Price.

Harvest

Harvest Author Stefani Bittner
ISBN-10 9780399578342
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

A beautifully photographed, gift-worthy guide to growing, harvesting, and utilizing 47 unexpected garden plants to make organic pantry staples, fragrances, floral arrangements, beverages, cocktails, beauty products, bridal gifts, and more. Every garden--not just vegetable plots--can produce a bountiful harvest! This practical, inspirational, and seasonal guide will help make any garden more productive and enjoyable with a variety of projects using unexpected and often common garden plants, some of which may already be growing in your backyard. Discover the surprising usefulness of petals and leaves, roots, seeds, and fruit: turn tumeric root into a natural dye and calamintha into lip balm. Make anise hyssop into a refreshing iced tea and turn apricots into a facial mask. Crabapple branches can be used to create stunning floral arrangements, oregano flowers to infuse vinegar, and edible chrysanthemum to liven up a salad. With the remarkable, multi-purpose plants in Harvest, there is always something for gardeners to harvest from one growing season to the next.

Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning

Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning Author The Gardeners and Farmers of Centre Terre Vivante
ISBN-10 9781603581790
Year 2007-04-04
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Chelsea Green Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Typical books about preserving garden produce nearly always assume that modern "kitchen gardeners" will boil or freeze their vegetables and fruits. Yet here is a book that goes back to the future—celebrating traditional but little-known French techniques for storing and preserving edibles in ways that maximize flavor and nutrition. Translated into English, and with a new foreword by Deborah Madison, this book deliberately ignores freezing and high-temperature canning in favor of methods that are superior because they are less costly and more energy-efficient. As Eliot Coleman says in his foreword to the first edition, "Food preservation techniques can be divided into two categories: the modern scientific methods that remove the life from food, and the natural 'poetic' methods that maintain or enhance the life in food. The poetic techniques produce... foods that have been celebrated for centuries and are considered gourmet delights today." Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning offers more than 250 easy and enjoyable recipes featuring locally grown and minimally refined ingredients. It is an essential guide for those who seek healthy food for a healthy world.

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink Author Andrew F. Smith
ISBN-10 9780195307962
Year 2007-05-01
Pages 693
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

A panoramic history of the culinary traditions, culture, and evolution of American food and drink features nearly one thousand entries, essays, and articles on such topics as fast food, celebrity chefs, regional and ethnic cuisine, social and cultural food history, food science, and more, along with hundreds of photographs and lists of food museums, Web sites, festivals, and organizations.

Fermented Vegetables

Fermented Vegetables Author Kirsten K. Shockey
ISBN-10 9781612124261
Year 2014-10-17
Pages 376
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

Even beginners can make their own fermented foods! This easy-to-follow comprehensive guide presents more than 120 recipes for fermenting 64 different vegetables and herbs. Learn the basics of making kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles, and then refine your technique as you expand your repertoire to include curried golden beets, pickled green coriander, and carrot kraut. With a variety of creative and healthy recipes, many of which can be made in batches as small as one pint, you’ll enjoy this fun and delicious way to preserve and eat your vegetables.

Modern Pioneering

Modern Pioneering Author Georgia Pellegrini
ISBN-10 9780385345651
Year 2014-03-04
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
DOWNLOAD NOW READ ONLINE

A cookbook and backyard gardening and homesteading guide for women who want to grow food efficiently, cook seasonal recipes, or even try foraging, camping, and living off the land. Self-sufficiency is the ultimate girl power Georgia Pellegrini, outdoor adventurer and chef, helps you roll up your sleeves and tap into your pioneer spirit. Grow a small-space garden and preserve a little deliciousness for the cold months; assemble the makings of a self-sufficient pantry; learn to navigate without a compass for your next camping trip; or even forage for plants that give you energy. Whether you’re a full-time homesteader, a weekend farmer’s market devoté, or anyone looking to do more by hand, this overflowing resource will help you hone new skills in the kitchen, garden, and great outdoors. It includes: · More than 100 recipes for garden-to-table dishes, preserves, and cured foods · Small-space gardening advice on building a raised bed, choosing what to grow, and saving seeds · DIY projects, such as Mason jar lanterns and homemade notecards · Superwoman skills like assembling a 48- hour survival toolkit in an Altoids tin Packed with beautiful photographs and illustrations, Modern Pioneering proves that becoming more self-sufficient not only means being empowered, but also having a lot more fun.