Preserving & Freezing

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    Preserving Made Easy is the perfect book for today's busy cooks who still want to prepare and enjoy the homemade goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables. These recipes were selected for their delicious taste and because they are easy to prepare. Thoroughly tested and perfected, each recipe offers something special - a new twist on an old favourite, a new way to mix and match flavours and tips to make the whole process easier and more fun. The authors offer delectable recipes for jams, jellies, conserves, pickles, relishes, chutneys, salsas, mustards, marinades, flavoured oils and more. Everything you need to delight family and friends is here. Using this book will ensure that your family has only the best and freshest ingredients carefully prepared for their needs. Preserving Made Easy is ideal for first-time users who will benefit from the step-by-step introductions, and for experienced cooks who are just looking for that extra twist that will make the batch memorable.
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    This is Carol Bowen's sequel to her "Basic Basics Combination and Microwave Handbook", and it follows the same formula as an A to Z compendium. The reader looks up the fruit, the vegetable, the fish, the meat, the sauces, cakes or herbs, and there are quick guidelines on freezing each type of food. The author also explains how a freezer works, gives advice on choosing and siting a freezer, insurance, cleaning, maintenance, what to do in emergencies, packaging and accessories, freezing techniques and de-frosting, refreezing and thawing as well as storage times.
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    Adding a daily dose of fermented foods to your diet can have an extraordinary effect on your health. It has been shown to promote digestive ease for people suffering with inflammatory disorders, help manage sugar and carb cravings, decrease incidence of allergies and sensitivities and generally boost the immune system and contribute to an overall sense of well-being. Motivated by an unquestionable belief that food is medicine and that what we eat can promote great healing or cause great harm, in The Cultured Club fermentation advocate Dearbhla Reynolds shows how to turn simple ingredients into superfoods using one of the world's oldest methods of food preservation. In The Cultured Club, which begins with a brief history of fermentation and a guide to maintaining gut health, you will learn basic fermentation techniques using simple ingredients and discover numerous recipes for sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, condiments, dips, tapenades, breads, nut cheeses and tonics that promise to restore vitality. Learn the simple art of fermentation, enjoy its delicious, vibrant flavours and watch your health flourish. 'This is the book I have been waiting for. It's more than a book about fermentation. This is a book about life, health and delicious food. Dearbhla's words of wisdom will seamlessly transport you into the world of fermentation and well-being. Thank you, Dearbhla! You've done us all a great service by writing this book,' Domini Kemp 'This book is a wonderful and accessible introduction to fermentation. Dearbhla's clear directions and enthusiastic encouragement will put you at ease and help you see just how simple fermentation can be. Read this book and be part of the fermentation revival,' Sandor Ellix Katz, author of Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation 'Dearbhla Reynolds is a culinary radical, and The Cultured Club offers a dynamic, empowering approach to food and fermentation that mainlines the ways in which we can connect with the health and energy of our ingredients. Packed with original and delicious ideas, The Cultured Club will shake up your kitchen,' John McKenna 'Dearbhla is a flavour fiend. This is a book packed with ideas, rituals and skills that will make your food life fizz,' Catherine Cleary
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    Preserving is a centuries-old way to make the most out of every season, stretching the more bountiful months into the sparser ones - and what's more, it is fun, rewarding and easy to learn. Explaining the history, science and basic processes of preserving, Pam Corbin guides us through a world of jams, jellies, butters, curds, pickles, chutneys, cordials, liqueurs, vinegars and sauces that can be made from local produce throughout the year. She includes 75 recipes, covering everything from traditional favourites such as raspberry jam, lemon curd, quince cheese and sloe gin, to fresh new combinations such as apple butter, cucumber pickle and nettle pesto. The handbook includes seasonable tables, regional maps, flow charts of all the preserving processes and full-colour photographs throughout, and is completed by a directory of equipment and useful addresses. With a textured hard cover and an introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Preserves is destined to join Mushrooms (Handbook No.1) as an indispensible household reference.
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    Emma MacDonald, a trained chef and founder of The Bay Tree, shares her celebrated culinary secrets for the first time. Since she first started making jams and chutneys at her mother's kitchen table, her fame has grown, as has her artistry. Now she shows you how to create deli feasts such as Pastrami with Sweet Cucumber Relish, Sticky Redcurrant & Clove Glazed Ham, Sizzling Beef with Korean Vegetable Pickle, and Chocolate Risotto with Cherries in Kirsch. The beauty of Emma's book is that you can mix and match, using deli treats you've prepared yourself, along with deli-bought items. Discover how to make buttermilk, for example, and use it to make a heart-warming Buttermilk-roasted Chicken. Or splash out on pomegranate molasses, and use them to transform a Chargrilled Halloumi Salad. Here you'll find all the recipes, techniques and tips you need to create gorgeous deli feasts.
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    Make vegetables the hero of your plate. The Cornersmith way to eat is about bringing together a variety of deliciously simple elements. Make one or two vegetable dishes, open a jar of pickles or ferments, add a good loaf of bread and perhaps an easy protein - a great piece of cheese, some eggs, a slice of grilled meat or fish. No diets, no superfoods, no guilt... Just good food with more taste and the added benefit of cutting down food waste. From the award-winning Cornersmith cafes and Picklery comes the follow-up to their bestselling self-titled cookbook, with a focus on seasonal salads, pickles and preserving. Including dozens of simple ideas for fresh ingredients that might otherwise be thrown away, Cornersmith: Salads & Pickles is your handbook to putting vegetables at the centre of the way you eat.
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    This essential companion for putting your food dehydrator to work features instructions and techniques for drying all the most popular fruits and vegetables, along with meat and herbs. You'll learn to dry fruits and vegetables at their peak, giving you an easy and economical way to stock your pantry with apple rings, mango slices, banana chips, dried soup beans, tomatoes, and much more for year-round enjoyment. In addition, drying guidelines for specialty items like meat jerky, fruit leather, dried herb and spice mixtures, backpacking meals, and even baby food round out this friendly handbook.
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    Delicious meals that will have you feeling anything but left out in the cold! Don't freeze up when your family asks what's for dinner - reach into the freezer instead. Seriously Good Freezer Meals provides home cooks with the tools they need to make delectable, healthy meals using fresh and flavoursome ingredients, with information on shopping, cooking, freezing, thawing and everything in between. This unique compilation of 150+ family- and freezer-friendly recipes, made without processed foods, will help busy families save time and money while still enjoying home-cooked meals. The book provides an all-encompassing look at cooking freezer meals: getting organized, making lists, shopping strategies, nutritional information, making a lot of freezer meals in one day, freezer organization, freezer meal swaps, thawing and more. It also offers a mini starter programme for beginners, an intermediate programme and, for more advanced cooks, a guide to making 50 freezer meals in a day. You read that right: 50 meals in a day! And lest you think these are just ho-hum basic meals, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Within the beautifully photographed full-colour pages you will discover recipes for every meal of the day and for every occasion. Start your day off right with Morning Energy Bars or Breakfast Burritos. For dinner, choose from elegant offerings like Chicken Tikka Masala and Bacon Carbonara Pasta Pie, or serve a kidfriendly meal like Amazing Macaroni and Cheese. Meatless mains such as Lentil Supreme Shephard Pie and Spinach Gnocchi Bake will satisfy even the most discerning vegetarian or vegan. And with side dishes like Cilantro Lime Corn and desserts like Layered Chocolate Mousse Cake, you'll always have the perfect finishing touch to your meal just a freezer away.
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    Everything you need to know about fermentation to start a little revolution in your pantry! Fermentation is one of the hottest kitchen trends of the past two years, and for good reason- fermentation allows us to transform the ordinary to the extraordinary (think: delicious pickles, olives, and ginger beer). But more than that, fermented foods have enhanced nutritional value, aid in digestion, and regulate our immune systems. Fermentation is fun and it results in foods packed full of flavour and health benefits. Fermentation Revolution provides 70 easy, step-by-step, and costeffective recipes for everything from fermented vegetables, fruits, sugars and honey to milks, cereals, grains and legumes. It covers the science behind fermentation, different types of fermentation processes and useful fermentation equipment. So gather your jars, get started on making your own condiments and yogurts, and be on your way to cultivating good health. Your taste buds will be sure to thank you.
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    This beautifully illustrated new cookbook will not only inspire you to try new foods and recipes, it will show you how foods can actively foster a healthier body, encouraging a balanced digestive system and healthy gut. A fascinating discussion of the history, benefits, techniques and tools needed for fermenting, is followed by basic recipes that use age-old methods to culture healthy bacteria to create essential classic ferments such as sauerkraut, kimchi, yogurt and sourdough. The book then goes on to provide further recipes for salads and pickles, drinks and smoothies, soups, main dishes, and breads and treats. Whether it's a super probiotic Cucumber & Kefir Smoothie, a delicious Broccoli Miso Soup or tempting Buckwheat Pancakes, the ancient wisdom of fermented foods from around the world will delight your tastebuds and tummy!
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    Growing your own veg, fruit, herbs and flowers is second nature for many gardeners but this book shows how to preserve the best homegrown ingredients in jams, chutneys, cordials and sauces for many months and even years to come. From planning the jam-maker's garden through to selecting the best varieties to grow; from sowing and planting to harvesting and foraging, and using tried and tested cooking methods to preserve the best flavour and quality, this book presents 50 recipes for the tastiest jams, chutneys and preserves that you'll savour for months. Everyone loves eating jam and now we have a good reason to grow the ingredients and create the jams, chutneys and cordials to share.
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    The notion of preserving shouldn't be limited to American jams and jellies, and in this book, author Domenica Marchetti turns our gaze to the ever-alluring flavours and ingredients of Italy. There, abundant produce and other Mediterranean ingredients lend themselves particularly well to canning, bottling, and other preserving methods. Think of marinated artichokes in olive oil, classic giardiniera, or, of course, the late-summer tradition of putting up tomato sauce. But in this book we get so much more, from Marchetti's in-person travels across the regions of Italy as well as the recipes handed down through her family: sweet and sour peppers, Marsala-spiked apricot jam, lemon-infused olive oil, and her grandmother's amarene, sour cherries preserved in alcohol. Beyond canning and pickling, the book also includes recipes for making cheese, curing meats, infusing liqueurs, and even a few confections, plus recipes for finished dishes so you can savour each treasured jar all year long.
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    Learn about one of the most vital subtopics in Jewish cooking: preserved foods Jewish cooks, even casual ones, are proud of the history of preserved foods in Jewish life, from the time of living in a desert two millennia ago to the era in which Jews lived in European ghettoes with no refrigeration during the last century. In a significant sense, the Jewish tradition of preserved foods is a symbol of the Jewish will to survive. About 35 of the 75 recipes in this book are for fruit jams and preserves, from Queen Esther's Apricot-Poppyseed Jam or Slow Cooker Peach Levkar to Quince Paste, Pear Butter, and Dried Fig, Apple, and Raisin Jam. About 30 are for pickles and other savory preserves, including Shakshuka, Pickled Carrots Two Ways, and Lacto-Fermented Kosher Dills. The remaining 10 recipes bear the tag "Use Your Preserves," and these cover some of the ways that preserves are used in holiday preparations, like Sephardic Date Charoset, Rugelach, or Hamantaschen. The book often highlights holiday cooking, because there are many Jewish readers who cook "Jewish food" only on holidays. Many recipes are the author's own creations and have never appeared before in print or online. With terrific color photos by the Seattle photographer Leigh Olson, rich and detailed background info about Jewish food traditions, and, above all, with trerrific and tasty recipes both sweet and savory, this book is a celebration of some of the best foods Jewish cooks have ever created.
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    Curing and smoking your own food is a bit of a lost art in Britain these days. While our European neighbours have continued to use these methods on their meat, fish and cheese for centuries, we seem to have lost the habit. But with the right guidance, anyone can preserve fresh produce, whether living on a country farm or in an urban flat - it doesn't have to take up a huge amount of space. The River Cottage ethos is all about knowing the whole story behind what you put on the table; and as Steven Lamb explains in this thorough, accessible guide, it's easy to take good-quality ingredients and turn them into something sensational. Curing & Smoking begins with a detailed breakdown of any kit you might need (from sharp knives to sausage stuffers, for the gadget-loving cook) and an explanation of the preservation process - this includes a section showing which products and cuts are most suitable for different methods of curing and smoking. The second part of the book is organised by preservation method, with an introduction to each one, and comprehensive guidance on how to do it. And for each method, there are, of course, many delicious recipes! These include chorizo Scotch eggs, salt beef, hot smoked mackerel, home-made gravadlax . and your own dry-cured streaky bacon sizzling in the breakfast frying-pan. With an introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and full-colour photographs as well as illustrations, this book is the go-to guide for anyone who wants to smoke, brine or air-dry their way to a happier kitchen.
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    "This book takes you by the hand and leads you through the door into the wonderful world of preserving. Each type of preserve is introduced with a recipe that tells you everything you need to know about how to make a perfect jar - be it delectable plum jam, beautiful lemon curd, or scrumptious apple chutney. Anyone can make a perfect preserve by following these recipes and making the most of the fruit and vegetables you grow in your garden, pick from your allotment or buy at the local market." THANE PRINCE The Big Allotment Challenge preserving expert Thane Prince shares her knowledge and gives home cooks everything they need to make delicious preserves at home. With over 100 delicious recipes as well as indispensable tips and shortcuts, in Perfect Preserves you'll find inspiration on every page. * Jams * Jellies * Fruit Curds * Marmalades & Conserves * Liqueurs & Cordials * Fruit Butters & Cheeses * Chutneys * Pickles * Relishes * Sauces & Ketchups
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    The ultimate step-by-step guide to smoking, curing, and drying meat and fish at home: from delicious salmon gravlax to mouthwatering hot-smoked chicken wings and home cured bacon. Turan's expert hands-on approach will show you all the essential techniques plus more complex curing processes, encouraging you to develop your own style. No expensive equipment is required to get started: all you need is an oven or a barbecue! Includes full instructions for indoor hot and cold smoking methods, plus a guide to building your own outdoor smoker - from an easy-to-make cardboard box cold smoker to barbecue-friendly designs. Step-by-step photographs and instructions for over 50 different techniques: Smoked salmon, Beef jerky, Ribs, Gammon, Kippers, Smoked venison, Biltong, Smoked bacon, Chorizo, Bresaola, Parma ham, Salt cod, Ham, Smoked goose, Pancetta, Salami, Coppa, Gravlax, Chicken, Smoked mackerel, Pastrami, Dried lamb, Duck jerky, Salt beef and much more!
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    Jams and jellies, chutneys and pickles, smoked and potted meats and cured fish, cordials and alcohols, vegetables in oil, mustards and vinegars - here are recipes to fill the larder with the most delicious conserves of all kinds. Award-winning food writer Diana Henry has sourced preserves from many different cuisines, from familiar fruit jams to more unusual recipes such as Georgian plum sauce, rhubarb schnapps and Middle Eastern pickled turnips. There is expert advice and instruction on techniques where necessary - from successful smoking (without expensive equipment) to foolproof jellies. As always Diana's irresistible narrative style makes you feel she is in the kitchen with you, guiding you gently through the recipes and providing fascinating background that ranges from the traditions of wild mushroom picking in Italy, Scandinavia and Russia to Simone de Beauvoir (who compared making jam to capturing time). Preserving makes the most of seasonal ingredients and intensifies flavours wonderfully. It's also a delicious way of making everyday food special and giving friends and family something beautifully home-made. From elderflower in spring and summer tomatoes, to autumn berries and winter vodkas, the recipes in this book will provide you with season after season of wonderful preserves.
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    Jerky is a popular and delicious way to add protein to your diet - but all the artisanal varieties showcasing locally raised meats and specialty flavours mean purchasing it can get expensive. Food preservation teacher and cook Karen Solomon teaches you how to smoke, pickle, salt-cure, oil-cure, and dehydrate a variety of meats, dairy, fish, eggs, and other proteins economically and at home. Fifty creative recipes highlight the range of specialty foods that you can make yourself with these techniques, including smoked salmon, pickled beans, cured sardines, brined cheese, duck breast prosciutto, and, of course, beef jerky (eight varieties!).
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    SuperJam is a delicious range of jams and marmalades created by young entrepreneur Fraser Doherty. They're 'super' because they're made with 'superfruits', such as cranberries and blueberries, and fruit juice rather than sugar meaning they're healthier than your average pot of jam. Fraser's cookbook is a juicy celebration of all things jammy. As well as being packed full of recipes for jams, marmalades, chutneys and jellies, the book offers more unusual ideas for spreads, such as Banana and Rum Curd, Dulce de Leche and Chilli Jam. And if for any reason you do have any leftover pots of preserves, it also contains over 25 ideas for how to turn your creations into irresistible puddings, from Bakewell Tart and Orange and Passion Fruit Trifle to Banoffee Cupcakes and Strawberry and White Chocolate Mousse. Exquisitely designed and lavishly photographed, "The SuperJam Cookbook" will be a lovely gift or simply the perfect way to indulge your love of one of life's greatest comfort foods.
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    Smoking meat is a cookery art form that combines scientific precision with a little smoky alchemy to produce the tenderest, most delicious cuts. Even better, it's something that anyone can do, whether you're cooking with an adapted bucket or a purpose-built Texan smokehouse. Smoking Meat is the ultimate mouth-watering guide to cooking with smoke. Whether you're whipping up some pork belly or spare ribs, Smoking Meat will have you experimenting with endless combinations of woods, heats, meats, cuts, rubs, and sauces. Impress your friends with over 50 inspired meat recipes for every taste, drawing on classic and adventurous ideas for meats from chicken to lobster and pork belly to venison. Smoking Meat is perfect for all foodies planning on hosting a barbeque or just treating your own tastebuds. Mouth-watering photos capture varying textures and colours of the meat to ensure that you're smoking meat the way you want to.
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    Kimchi is the newest star on the Asian culinary stage. These kimchi recipes are an appetizing way to add more vegetables with probiotics, vitamins, and enzymes to your health-conscious diet. This delicious Korean superfood is tasty in a surprisingly tangy, spicy, and pungent way! The Korean Kimchi Cookbook is the first Korean food cookbook in English to present Korean kimchi recipes in so many different forms - and to fully explain the alchemy of fermentation and its health benefits, which include healthy digestion, anti-aging results, lowered cholesterol, and a stronger immune system. The Korean Kimchi Cookbook features the extensive history and background information about Korea's cuisine and fascinating culture. There are 78 flavorful and easy to prepare recipes organized by season including: Fresh Oyster Kimchi Swiss Chard Kimchi Fresh Ginger Pickles Traditional Cabbage Kimchi This latest edition has been rewritten to make instructions more accessible for the home cook, with all spices, condiments, and vegetables easily found in any supermarket. Plus, all recipes are easy enough for anyone new to the world of fermentation, yet the combinations and possibilities are endless! The recipes in this Korean cooking book represent what good food is about: health, quality, simplicity, the balance of texture and flavor. Become a part of an ancient Korean tradition passed down through the years with The Korean Kimchi Cookbook!
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    Getting a nutritious, tasty meal on the table every night isn't always easy, but for those of us with busy lifestyles and little time to spare, using a freezer can be a lifeline. Whether it's batch cooking on a Sunday, for easy reheating throughout the week, or meals which can be made swiftly on a Monday, with the leftovers frozen for another time, Freezable Family Meals makes dinnertime low-stress and high on flavour. From lasagne and casseroles to veggie shepherds pie and fishcakes, there's something for even the fussiest of eaters. Accompanied throughout with full-colour photographs and a nutritional breakdown of every recipe, this collection of Good Food's go-to family recipes will work first time, every time. With advice on defrosting and reheating from the experts at Good Food, mealtimes have never been easier.
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    Pickles are a global food: from the fiery kimchi of Korea and America's dill pickles to the spicy achar of India, the ceviche of Latin America and Europe's sauerkraut, brined herrings and chutneys. Across continents and throughout history, pickling has been relied upon to preserve foods and add to their flavour. They are a cherished food of the elite as well as a staple of the masses, and have acquired a new significance in these health-conscious times: traditionally fermented pickles are probiotic and possess anti-ageing and anti-cancer properties, while pickle juice prevents muscle cramps in athletes and reduces sugar spikes in diabetics. It also cures hangovers. In Pickles, Jan Davison explores the cultural and gastronomic importance of pickles from the earliest civilizations to the twenty-first century. Discover the art of pickling mastered by the ancient Chinese, find out how the astronaut Ko San took pickled cabbage into space in 2008, learn how the Japanese pickle the deadly pufferfish, and uncover the pickling provenance of that most popular of condiments, tomato ketchup. In this globe-trotting book, Davison discovers how pickles have been omnipresent in our common quest not only to conserve, but to create foods with relish.
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    Make your own delicious canned fruits, fresh jams, and savoury pickles with this guide to farm-to-table home preserving and canning. Gone are foods of the fifties, when canned convenience foods were revelations. Now you can make your own delicious canned fruits, fresh jams, and savory pickles - all fresh - with food writer Marisa McClellan's guide to farm-to-table home preserving and canning. She also provides safety tips, methods, and equipment needed. With 70 photos and 100 recipes for jellies, spreads, salsas, and more, "Food in Jars" offers more than just strawberry jam for the beginning to enterprising canner.