Canning and preserving your own fruits and vegetables is a fun, affordable, and sustainable way to fill your pantry with the season's bounty all year long. This inspirational-yet-practical guide offers hands-on advice and helpful tips to start canning and preserving your farmer's market favorites or the fresh produce from your own garden. With 100 delicious recipes to fire your imagination, including pickles, jams, jellies, chutneys, salsas, sauces, and even homemade cordials, you'll find everything you need to make your own preserves and canned fruits and vegetables at home!
Learn all the basics-from water baths to freezing techniques-plus food safety tips and clever gift ideas
Beautiful photos guide you through every step from garden-fresh to pantry-ready
Includes equipment and ingredients, handy charts and lists, and tips on produce seasonality