Blue Ribbon Preserves

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Blue Ribbon Preserves

Secrets to Award-Winning Jams, Jellies, Marmalades and More

By Linda J. Amendt

HP Books, Paperback, 9781557883612, 384pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2001


Blue Ribbon Preserves features the award-winning recipes, canning tips, and methods for making preserves that have made Linda J. Amendt one of the top prize-winning cooks in the nation. This handy and helpful volume explains how to make the finest jams, jellies, marmalades, preserves, conserves, butters, curds, fruit, vegetables, juices, sauces, pickles, vinegars, syrups, and specialty preserves. Plus, it has a complete canning guide with the latest methods and safety precautions.

About the Author
Linda J. Amendt is the author of four cookbooks, including Gluten-Free Breakfast, Brunch & Beyond (August 2013, Taunton), Blue Ribbon Preserves, and 175 Best Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, and Other Soft Spreads. She has won nearly 1,000 awards in state and county fair food competitions and baking contests across the country, including over 700 first-place blue ribbons and special awards for excellence. In addition, Linda is a two-time Top Preserved Foods Competitor in the United States and multiple Baked Foods Sweepstakes winner and currently serves as a judge, advisor, and sponsor for baked foods, preserved foods, and special food contests at state and county fairs. Linda was selected as a Lifetime Member of the Inaugural Class of the Sure-Jell Hall of Fame, which was established to honor the very best jame and jelly makers in the country.

Linda is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), Cordon d'Or Gold Ribbon Academy of the Culinary Arts, and The Authors Guild, Inc.

Praise For Blue Ribbon Preserves

IACP Cookbook Awards Finalist

Blue Ribbon Preserves: Secrets to Award-Winning Jams, Jellies, Marmalades & More was chosen by the International Association Of Culinary Professionals (IACP) as a finalist for the

2002 IACP Cookbook Awards Blue Ribbon Preserves was nominated in the prestigious category

First Book: The Julia Child Award for the best cookbook by a new author

The IACP Cookbook Awards are considered to be the "Academy Awards for Cookbooks".