own food is a fundamental part of a healthy lifestyle. Canning and
pickling is a way of doing this. Not only do you source produce from
your garden, farmer s market, or local shop, you can also ensure the
preparation is wholesome and the ingredients are pure.
|In this detailed guide,
1950s icon Irma Harding offers her firm guidance on how to properly
prepare and preserve your own foods.
book explains how to
preserve foods by canning, pickling, freezing, smoking and curing fresh
vegetables and meats. Step-by-step techniques and tasty recipes from
food artisans in Austin, Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan and other places
are included. Along the way, Irma Harding provides her no-nonsense
advice and some colorful images and a brief history of her checkered
red cloth past. This colorful book delivers both the techniques and
recipes necessary to keep their food local and fresh and the life path
direct and true.
Canning, Pickling, and Freezing with
Recipes to Preserve Food, Family and the American Way
by Marilyn McCray and Michael Perry
Octane Press, 2014
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