Learn to preserve your favorite foods! This comprehensive guide aims to make canning easy for newbies, but includes surprising flavor twists and advanced techniques for those who already know the perks of preserving. The Ball name has been an authority in home food preservation since 1884, and this work puts a fresh new focus on flavor on the stovetop as well as inside the jar.
The importance of acidity in foods -- Basic gear -- Choose the right jar -- Know your altitude -- Canning and preserving 101 -- Water bath canning. James & jellies ; Marmalades & preserves ; Fruits & butters ; Chutneys & relishes ; Salsas & sauces ; Tomatoes ; Pickles -- Fermenting -- Pressure canning -- Freezing -- Dehydrating -- Curing and smoking.