Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving by Judi Kingry

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From the experts, the new bible in home preserving.

Ball Home Canning Products are the gold standard in home preserving supplies, the trademark jars on display in stores every summer from coast to coast. Now the experts at Ball have written a book destined to become the "bible" of home preserving.

As nutrition and food quality has become more important, home canning and preserving has increased in popularity for the benefits it offers: Cooks gain control of the ingredients, including organic fruits and vegetables Preserving foods at their freshest point locks in nutrition The final product is free of chemical additives and preservatives Store-bought brands cannot match the wonderful flavor of homemade Only a few hours are needed to put up a batch of jam or relish Home preserves make a great personal gift any time of year

These 400 innovative and enticing recipes include everything from salsas and savory sauces to pickling, chutneys, relishes and of course, jams, jellies, and fruit spreads, such as: Mango-Raspberry Jam, Damson Plum Jam Crab Apple Jelly, Green Pepper Jelly Spiced Red Cabbage, Pickled Asparagus Roasted Red Pepper Spread, Tomatillo Salsa Brandied Apple Rings, Apricot-Date Chutney

The book includes comprehensive directions on safe canning and preserving methods plus lists of required equipment and utensils. Specific instructions for first-timers and handy tips for the experienced make the Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving a valuable addition to any kitchen library.


About Judi Kingry

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Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine have between them 20 years of experience in the preserving industry. They are both employed by Jarden Home Brands.
Published April 14, 2006 by Robert Rose. 448 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Deciding what and how much food to preserve is a critical step in successful home food preservation.

Sep 09 2011 | Read Full Review of Ball Complete Book of Home Pr...

Get Rich Slowly

I advertised really late in the summer, but still ended up with enough free fruit to can nine pints of pears, six pints of plums, three quarts of applesauce, six jars of apple butter, five jars of plum-pear jam, a dozen jars of plum jam, and I honestly don’t know how many jars of blackberry jam (...

Sep 14 2008 | Read Full Review of Ball Complete Book of Home Pr...

Get Rich Slowly

My mother always just poured the hot jam into jars that had been heated in the oven to stop them cracking, topped the jam in each jar with a waxed paper disk if she had any, and then finished with a cellophane disk held on with a rubber band.

May 25 2016 | Read Full Review of Ball Complete Book of Home Pr...

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