The Complete Book of Home Canning by Agriculture & Fish.,Dept.of,for Scotland

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  • ISBN 10 1632205092
  • ISBN 13 9781632205094
  • Published Aug 20 2015
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 192
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
  • Imprint Skyhorse Publishing

Publishers Text

The ultimate, authortative guide to home canning, direct from the US Government! Home canning has changed greatly in the 180 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Scientists have found ways to produce safer, higher quality products. The Complete Book of Home Canning is a comprehensive guide to canning put out by the United States Department of Agriculture. The first part of the book explains the scientific principles on which canning techniques are based, discusses canning equipment, and describes the proper use of jars and lids. It describes basic canning ingredients and procedures and how to use them to achieve safe, high-quality canned products. Finally, it helps you decide whether or not and how much to can. The second part is a series of canning guides for specific foods: fruit; tomatoes; vegetables; poultry, red meat, and seafood; fermented foods and vegetables; and jams and jellies. contains many new research-based recommendations for canning safer and better quality food at home. The Complete Book of Home Canning an invaluable resource book for persons who are canning food for the first time. Experienced canners will find updated information to help them improve their canning practices. This latest Skyhorse Publishing edition features practical full-color illustrations as well has full-color photos showing the ingredients and techniques described.