Preserve It! Reviews


Preserving Food


Pros: Variety of preservation methods, well explained

  If you have ever had a garden or fruit tree, then you have probably been in the situation where you have a sudden bounty of ripe fruits or vegetables - far more than one family could eat immediately.  The book “Preserve It!” by Lynda Brown offers a solution.  This book goes far beyond basic canning recipes to include many other preservation methods, such as: freezing, smoking, drying and fermentation (Beet Wine, anyone?).   The variety of methods really appealed to me.  I haven’t ever contemplated making my own cider or cured meats, but the author’s straightforward, step-by-step approach makes these methods much less intimidating.  The book has plenty...
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