Put 'Em Up! Preserving



Title: The Put 'em Up Preserving Answer Book
Author: Sherri Brooks Vinton
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Publication Date: March 25, 2014
ISBN: 9781612120102
Number of Pages: 255
How I Got It: NetGalley
Format: BlueFire

Description:
Do you have questions about preserving food? Sherri Brooks Vinton has the answers! In this handy Q&A reference, Sherri answers 399 of the most commonly asked questions about canning, pressure canning, refrigeration, freezing, drying, and fermentation, including how to apply these techniques to specific fruits and vegetables. She also addresses 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.

My Review:
With the plethora of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available in the summer and autumn months, knowledge of proper preservation can prolong your enjoyment of your abundance. In the past, our grandparents would preseve, pickle, and "put up" food for the bleak winter months. Now with all foods available year round at the local grocery, these practices have fallen by the wayside and the traditions are not necessarily passed down through the generations anymore. Sherri Brooks Vinton answers all the questions you could ever have about preserving food safely and efficiently. My first project is going to be strawberry jam. What will you try?

** I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review **

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