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Canning in the Modern Kitchen

More Than 100 Recipes for Canning and Cooking Fruits, Vegetables, and Meats : A Cookbook

Jamie DeMent


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Finally, a guide to canning for the modern cook! Learn new techniques and try over 100 recipes from classic jams and compotes to unique sauces and pates.

Canning isn’t just about putting food in jars and letting it sit and sit—it’s about sealing in the taste of each season and making food from scratch with more interesting and unique flavors. Farmer, restaurateur, and local food advocate Jamie DeMent offers her recipes and tricks for preserving fresh ingredients and interesting creations. Canning in the Modern Kitchen is ideal whether you’re a novice canner or an experienced cook on the hunt for new recipes and novel techniques.

Her delicious recipes go beyond the obvious jams, marmalades, and jellies—the book includes ideas for sauces and unexpected ways to preserve produce and meat. She covers a variety of techniques including basic water bath canning and oven canning, and lays out the equipment needed for successful canning. And, most importantly, she’ll include detailed safety information to make your canning journey as smooth as possible.

Rodale Books, 9781635652031, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2018

About the Author

Jamie DeMent owns Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and Piedmont Restaurant in Durham with her husband Richard Holcomb. She spends her days writing about food and farming and planting, harvesting, cooking, and selling products from her farm. Her first cookbook,The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm was published in 2017 by the University of North Carolina Press. She is also a guest lecturer at UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Duke University and teaches cooking classes at schools and restaurants throughout the country.