Homemade preserves outshine store-bought every time.
By following these mouth-watering recipes, the home cook can enjoy the delicious rewards of soft spreads for months and months. Experienced canners and novices making their first batch of jam alike will be successful, creating incredible jams, jellies, marmalades, conserves, fruit butters and chutneys.
These 250 recipes have a slightly more gourmet approach, embracing unique combinations and less traditional ingredients, and handy step-by-step instructions enable any preserver to follow them with ease and confidence.
The essence of summer can be enjoyed year-round with delectable spreads such as these:
Lemon blueberry marmalade
Orange and Earl Grey tea marmalade
Strawberry cantaloupe jam
Spiced mango jam
Watermelon raspberry jam
Fresh fig jam
Tequila sunrise jelly
Plum orange jelly
The author also provides extensive and easy-to-understand information on the use of canning equipment, and there is a guide to solving common soft spread problems. With these new and innovative recipes, there's never been a better time to embrace the time-honored tradition of canning.
Yvonne Tremblay is a professional recipe developer and tester, food stylist, cooking instructor and television spokesperson. This is her fourth cookbook.
Mouth-watering color photography, and easy to follow recipes plus tips and variations in the margins of the pages. I think these books will become favorite go-to books for those who want to learn about preserving food, and those who already know how, but want more ideas. Get them now and soon, you'll always have a little something to bring a hostess or brighten up a meal.
If making home preserves from Mother Nature's bounty of fruits is in your to-do plan this summer, this guide will help novices get started. If making home preserves from Mother Nature's bounty of fruits is in your to-do plan this summer, this guide will help novices get started.