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How to Pick a Peach
by Russ Parsons
Miracle: A Year of
by Barbara Kingsolver
The Taste of Place
by Amy Trubek
Last year, the canning and jam making bug bit me. A
few burns, scrapes and tired arches later, my pantry is stocked with
canned peaches, peach butter, peach jam, applesauce, pickles and homemade
My freezer is full with frozen peach slices and ratatouille. My spice
drawer is full of homemade dried herbs.
It's the been the best way to get through the cold winter months and let
produce that may have gone to waste become a work horse in the kitchen.
Here are few links to get you started on preserving
Plus, don't miss the standard for food preservation,
Putting Food By. I've owned a copy of this book for quite a
while, and while it may seem like a foreign language if you're new to
canning, etc. - once you start canning, it becomes your go-to for times,
temperatures, and more. A must-have.