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Paperback Canning and Preserving for Dummies? Book

ISBN: 0764524712

ISBN13: 9780764524714

Canning and Preserving for Dummies?

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Thought about canning and preserving your own food? Maybe you haven't given it a try because you believed it would be too involved. The truth is, today's methods and procedures for home-canning, freezing, and drying food are simpler and easier than ever. And now, with this easy-to-follow book, you'll get the information you need to can and preserve food safely. Canning and Preserving For Dummies makes putting up fruits and vegetables in your home...

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I went from Burning Toast to Winning Blue Ribbons at The State Fair!

I have always fantasized about canning and preserving my own locally grown garden vegetables and fruits. One day on a lark of what my partner called "Pure Insanity" I bought a Water based canner and equipment to put my dreams into reality. I would have panicked had I not reviewed and purchased this book the day before. In only a matter of a few hours I read the book from cover to cover and felt like an expert. Soon thereafter when I found a wonderful source of locally grown cucumbers I "canned" 8 pints of 'Bread and Butter pickles' from a recipe provided in this book. Three weeks later I was the recipient of a Blue Ribbon at a local fair for my "Prize Winning Recipe". I was astonished! They will never know the secret of my success was "The Dummies Guide" but I will never forget. I've since gone on to do Corn Relish, Apple Butter, Lime Pickles, and tonight I shall can Green Beans and Carrots. This is the book that will bring success to the otherwise accident and disaster prone "cook". Don't start this hobby without it!

Canning & Preserving for DUMMIES

The book was well written. My wife loves canning and this book had information that she did not know how to do. Best thing I ever got for her.

Great Book for the Beginner

I used to take insult to "dummy" books, but this book is wonderful. Since I had everything to learn about canning, this book written with it's simplicity and step by step detail, has been a great resource.

Anyone can learn how to can.

I have NEVER canned anything before in my entire life, and I decided to try it. I was extremely apprehensive but bought all the ingredients/equipment necessary. I read this book one time, and followed the directions. VIOLA!!! I had perfectly canned jam. I must add though, if you order any kind of water bath canner set, you will probably get a free Ball Canning Book which states the same information.

Makes Canning and Preserving a breeze! Tasty recipes, too!

I've read this cookbook cover to cover, sampled some recipes, and I'm impressed! Karen Ward took all the guess work and concerns I had out of both canning and preserving. The balance of taste in her recipes is extraordinary. Her Pear Chutney's the best I've ever had (and I've had plenty). My husband adores her bread and Butter Pickles! A great cookbook to have on hand to make holiday food gifts, too.
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