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The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest

150 Recipes for Freezing, Canning, Drying and Pickling Fruits and Vegetables

By Carol W. Costenbader

Learn how to preserve a summer day — in batches — from this classic primer on drying, freezing, canning, and pickling techniques. Did you know that a cluttered garage works just as well as a root cellar for cool-drying? That even the experts use store-bought frozen juice concentrate from time to time? With more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for jams, sauces, vinegars, chutneys, and more, you’ll enjoy a pantry stocked with the tastes of summer year-round.

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The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest by Carol Costenbader will conjure up images of Grandma’s pantry, but it features the latest techniques for preserving food.” — Orange County (CA) Register

The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest is a real treat…easy-to-understand…the step-by-step illustrations help beginners to take the plunge and the experts to expand their repertoire of techniques and recipes.” —Voice of the Diabetic

" An excellent primer for the uninitiated, full of great recipes…" — Weekend Gardener's Guide

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August 15, 2002