5th Edition Edited by Stephen Schmidt
By Janet Greene, Ruth Hertzberg and Beatrice Vaughan. For more than thirty years this book has been the one-stop source for everything the home cook needed to know about preserving food. Now, this classic is fully updated sharing step-by-step directions to help you do it safely and deliciously! This 5th edition includes: instructions for canning, freezing, salting, smoking, drying and root cellaring, mouthwatering recipes for pickles, relishes, jams and jellies, information on preserving with less sugar and salt, tips on equipment, ingredients, health, safety issues and resources. With all the salmonella and e-coli scares today chapter two covers why foods spoil, giving you easy to understand and follow information. Several Pinetree employees have older versions of this book and still use them constantly as their best resource for procedures and recipes.