Tart and sweet 101 canning and pickling recipes for the modern kitchen

Kelly Geary

Book - 2010

The craft of canning has undergone a renaissance, becoming a cornerstone of the artisanal food movement. This manual provides a modern tutorial on small-batch canning.

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Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale c2010.
Physical Description
226 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Kelly Geary (-)
Other Authors
Jessie Knadler (-)
  • Introduction
  • Canning basics. Canning isn't rocket science ; Water bath canning, step-by-step ; Fruit spreads and tomatoes ; A pickle primer
  • Recipes. Winter ; Spring ; Summer ; Autumn
  • Ideas and solutions. Can jam: can, drink, and be merry ; Canning conundrums.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Presents an introduction to the craft of small-batch home-canning that also includes more than one hundred seasonal recipes for preserved fruits and pickled vegetables, as well as recipes for dishes that use these home-preserved items.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Shares accessible guidelines on small-batch canning fundamentals, covering topics ranging from equipment and acid levels to proper sealing and storing, in a reference complemented by dozens of recipes for jams, sauces and pickled vegetables. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Think You Can't Can? Think Again...The craft of canning has undergone a renaissance, attracting celebrity chefs, home cooks, and backyard gardeners alike. Canned and pickled foods have become a cornerstone of the artisanal food movement, providing an opportunity to savor seasonal foods long after harvest and to create bold new flavors.Tart and Sweet by Kelly Geary and Jessie Knadler is the essential canning manual for the 21st century, providing a modern tutorial on small-batch canning accompanied by easy-to-follow photos and instructions as well as more than 101 sweet and savory recipes for preserved fruits and pickled vegetables, including jams, chutneys, marmalades, syrups, relishes, sauces, and salsas.With traditional favorites like canned peaches and bread-and-butter pickles as well as more inventive flavor combinations such as kumquat marmalade and pickled ramps, Tart and Sweet offers endless possibilities for creative preserving. In addition, you'll find recipes and inspiration for using your canned goods in delicious and unique ways, from cocktails to cakes.Whether you're assembling a plate of pickled hors d'oeuvres, baking with fresh apple butter, or gifting jars of blueberry jam in December, you'll find countless uses for your homemade preserves.