Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the


Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen Think You Can t Can Think Again The craft of canning has undergone a renaissance, attracting celebrity chefs, home cooks, and backyard gardeners alike Canned and pickled foods have become a cornerstone of the artisanal food movement, providing an opportunity to savor seasonal foods long after harvest and to create bold new flavors Tart and Sweet by Kelly Geary and Jessie Knadler is the essential canning manual for the st century, providing a modern tutorial on small batch canning accompanied by easy to follow photos and instructions as well as thansweet and savory recipes for preserved fruits and pickled vegetables, including jams, chutneys, marmalades, syrups, relishes, sauces, and salsasWith traditional favorites like canned peaches and bread and butter pickles as well as inventive flavor combinations such as kumquat marmalade and pickled ramps, Tart and Sweet offers endless possibilities for creative preserving In addition, you ll find recipes and inspiration for using your canned goods in delicious and unique ways, from cocktails to cakesWhether you re assembling a plate of pickled hors d oeuvres, baking with fresh apple butter, or gifting jars of blueberry jam in December, you ll find countless uses for your homemade preserves I was really excited about this book I ve been canning tomatoes for years and was ready to branch out into new territory and I was also interested in giving gifts during the holidays that included food that I grew myself Although a lot of the recipes call for ingredients that are unavailable in my rural location, there are many that are The reason that I bumped this down to 3 stars in spite of the interesting recipes is that in every case my yields were approximately half what was listed for I was really excited about this book I ve been canning tomatoes for years and was ready to branch out into new territory and I was also interested in giving gifts during the holidays that included food that I grew myself Although a lot of the recipes call for ingredients that are unavailable in my rural location, there are many that are The reason that I bumped this down to 3 stars in spite of the interesting recipes is that in every case my yields were approximately half what was listed for every recipe I tried at least 8 Although small batch canning is less intimidating than processing lots of tomatoes, I often found that I didn t make enough to bother processing So it turned out to be less a book of canning recipes andlike a fun recipe book with canning tips included My mother canned, mostly the bounty of tomatoes and cucumbers from our vegetable garden and apple sauce from our Golden Delicious apple tree My first wife was a state 4 H champion canner and put up the most amazing peaches in the fall I ve canned a bit but not with great confidence Kelly Geary and Jessie Knadler have written a book to instill confidence in the newer canner Oddly, the text feels like it is written by women to women The scope of the book is limited to high acid foods thus the My mother canned, mostly the bounty of tomatoes and cucumbers from our vegetable garden and apple sauce from our Golden Delicious apple tree My first wife was a state 4 H champion canner and put up the most amazing peaches in the fall I ve canned a bit but not with great confidence Kelly Geary and Jessie Knadler have written a book to instill confidence in the newer canner Oddly, the text feels like it is written by women to women The scope of the book is limited to high acid foods thus there are no recipes for canning meat, seafood, poultry or dairy All of the expected topics are covered some unusual offerings are cinnamon blood orange marmalade, Moroccan preserved lemons, five spice chili soy pickled garlic, pickled fiddlehead fern, orange tomato ketchup, and horseradish beer mustard This book is another example of Rodale Press branching out from books which channeled Euell Gibbons to instruct the reader on how to eat sticks, twigs and fallen leaves Readers canners with a low tolerance for cuteness may skip the chapters on how to decorate jars and how to host ess a themed canning party This cookbook has a wide variety of recipes, some with ingredients that are easier to find than others even considering seasonality Kumquats, endive, fiddlehead ferns, red currants, celeriac well, maybe this stuff grows near you or is readily available in stores near you , but I don t see them too often On the other hand, there s a useful amount of advice on water bath canning for absolute beginners, and I m looking forward to trying some of the recipes kimchi, mango chili butter, wasab This cookbook has a wide variety of recipes, some with ingredients that are easier to find than others even considering seasonality Kumquats, endive, fiddlehead ferns, red currants, celeriac well, maybe this stuff grows near you or is readily available in stores near you , but I don t see them too often On the other hand, there s a useful amount of advice on water bath canning for absolute beginners, and I m looking forward to trying some of the recipes kimchi, mango chili butter, wasabi green beans, pickled cauliflower, ginger garlic cucumber pickles, soy garlic cucumber pickles, and pickled eggplant Going through the seasons for when produce is easily available, this book goes way beyond the usual recipes for making jam, pickles, etc You have some easy and some not so easy to make things but they all sound fabulous and a wonderful addition to your pantry.This book will be added to my collection just as soon as I can find a copy and buy it.

  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen
  • Kelly Geary
  • English
  • 06 March 2019
  • 1605293822

About the Author: Kelly Geary

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