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THE ALL NEW BALL BOOK OF CANNING AND PRESERVING
THE ALL NEW BALL BOOK OF CANNING AND PRESERVING

THE ALL NEW BALL BOOK OF CANNING AND PRESERVING

From the experts at Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball canning products comes the first truly comprehensive canning guide created for today's home cooks. This modern handbook boasts more than 200 brand-new recipes ranging from jams and jellies to jerkies, pickles, salsas, and more.

Organized by technique, The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving covers water bath and pressure canning, pickling, fermenting, freezing, dehydrating, and smoking. Straightforward instructions and step-by-step photos ensure success for beginners, while practiced home canners will find more advanced methods and inspiring ingredient twists.

Tested for quality and safety, recipes range from much-loved classics—Tart Lemon Jelly, Tomato-Herb Jam, Ploughman's Pickles—to fresh flavors such as Asian Pear Kimchi, Smoked Maple-Juniper Bacon, and homemade Kombucha. Make the most of your preserves with delicious dishes, including Crab Cakes garnished with Eastern Shore Corn Relish and traditional Strawberry-Rhubarb Hand Pies. Special sidebars highlight seasonal fruits and vegetables, while handy charts cover processing times, temperatures, and recipe formulas for fast preparation.

Lushly illustrated with color photographs, The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving is a classic in the making for a new generation of home cooks.

MOTHER EARTH NEWS WISER LIVING SERIES: SUMMER ON THE HOMESTEAD
MOTHER EARTH NEWS WISER LIVING SERIES: SUMMER ON THE HOMESTEAD

MOTHER EARTH NEWS WISER LIVING SERIES: SUMMER ON THE HOMESTEAD

The Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series Summer on the Homestead covers everything you need to know to make your summer on the homestead great. This issue will motivate you to embrace the do-it-yourself lifestyle by showing you how to build your own wind generator or create a solar-powered electric fence.

Learn how to make paper from grass and leaves. Ditch the chemicals and discover how to make natural insect repellants. And read about the benefits of raising goats for milk.

More articles include:

  • Aging Gracefully on the Homestead – When you have worked hard to build homesteads, why retire to the city?
  • Improve Your Flock with Trapnests – This method will help you select the best hens for your breeding program.
  • After-Sun Care for Skin and Hair – After spending time in the sun, try these recipes for cooling masks, mists, bath soaks, gels, and more.
  • Cooking in an Outdoor Oven – Go beyond bread and pizza. Learn strategies for firing your hand-built clay oven and baking casseroles, vegetables, meats, and more.