Canning and Preserving Your Own Harvest
An Encyclopedia of Country Living Guide
By Carla Emery
(Sasquatch Books, Paperback, 9781570615719, 208pp.)
Publication Date: July 7, 2009
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Carla Emery's Encyclopedia of Country Living is the bible for self-sustainable and green living. Here are canning recipes from the famed encyclopedia along with detailed explanations of the processes behind canning and preserving, and a wealth of recipes for fruits, vegetables, meats and fish, and herbs. From drying to pickling to freezing, Emery's preserving methods are as broad in scope as the recipes themselves. Do-it-yourselfers can welcome summer's arrival with Chunky Peach Jam and Oven-Dried Tomatoes, or host a fall harvest with fresh Herb Bouquets and Smoked Chicken. Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, charts, and informational sidebars make the process easy and enjoyable.
Carla Emery passed away in 2005. Lorene Edwards Forkner is a freelance writer and award-winning garden designer. The coauthor of Hortus Miscellaneous, she lives in Seattle.
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