Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding
For urban farmers, foodies, and chefs who want to preserve garden-fresh vegetables at home, Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding offers modern techniques and tasty recipes from heartland farms.
In Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding, Austin writer Marilyn McCray offers readers step-by-step instructions on how to preserve fresh foods. The book not only explains canning, pickling, and freezing but goes further to cover smoking, fermenting and curing of fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats as well.
The book includes an amazing array of creative recipes provided by food artisans, chefs, and farms from across the country. These recipes cover timeless favorites like bread & butter pickles and canned tomatoes and takes risks with pickled beets and pickled hot peppers. Among the recipes inside the book are tasty salsas, relishes and chutneys. A variety of Jams and Jellies included range from strawberry and pear-apple jam to an exotic smoked tomato jam. In addition to tradition recipes, discover how to make three different kinds of sauerkraut and a variety of pestos.
Readers are guided through the book by Irma Harding, a fictional spokesperson for appliances produced by International Harvester during the 1950s. The book features old advertisements and period photographs, as well as a brief history of Irma and her ever-so-collectible vintage appliances and memorabilia. Most importantly, this cookbook is packaged with timeless step-by-step techniques and tasty, interesting recipes. If you love garden-fresh food, this book is for you.
Paperback: 256 pages
Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches