About the Book
A comprehensive guide to safe canning and preserving at home, including instructions for beginners, tips for experienced cooks and 400 recipes. Written by experts from a company specializing in home canning product.
From the experts, the updated bible in home preserving.
The hugely bestselling Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving has been broadly updated to reflect changes over the last 15 years with new recipes and larger sections on low sugar and fermentation. Ball Home Canning Products are the gold standard in home preserving supplies, the trademark jars on display in stores every summer from coast to coast. This companion to their products is this bible of home preserving from the experts on the practice which has sold more than a million copies. The book includes 400 innovative recipes for salsas, savory sauces, pickles, chutneys, relishes and of course, jams, jellies, and fruit spreads. The book includes comprehensive directions on safe canning and preserving methods plus lists of required equipment and utensils. Specific instructions for first-timers and handy tips for the experienced make this book a valuable addition to any kitchen library.
A bible for those of us who consider canning a way of life... clearly written and easy to follow... creative recipes... encouraging, concise text. With its extensive sections on technique, special equipment, the science of preserving and problem solving, the beginning preserve maker as well as the expert will find recipes to love.--Julie Turjoman "Contra Costa Times" (7/5/2006 12:00:00 AM)
A must-have for home canning veterans for its many terrific new recipes... great for novices too because its breezy, fast-paced jump-in-and-do-it approach makes the techniques of home canning immediately accessible.--Susan LaaTempa "Los Angeles Times" (8/30/2006 12:00:00 AM)
A standard resource.... Information [matches] the USDA guidelines.--Kathie Smith "Blade" (4/21/2009 12:00:00 AM)
All-purpose detailed guide to home preserving... extensive tips for beginners and expert canners and troubleshooting pointers.--Margaret C. Merrill "Library Journal" (11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM)
More than 400 recipes, as well as guidelines for rookies and tips for pros.--Renee Enna "Chicago Tribune" (8/16/2006 12:00:00 AM)
Offers a variety of tempting options for those who wish to preserve summer's bounty. One versatile recipe is the tomato and olive antipasto, which is a wonderful way to use up tomatoes.--Rosemary Buck "Daily News (New York)" (7/29/2009 12:00:00 AM)
The art, science, and secrets for successful home canning plus more than 400 recipes with variations, tips, techniques, and charts.--Lois Friedman "New Horizons" (10/1/2006 12:00:00 AM)
The problem...is that the book, which includes 400 recipes, presents so many appealing options.--Jolene Ketzenberger "Indianapolis Star" (8/19/2009 12:00:00 AM)
The season's bounty of fruit and vegetables can be enjoyed year-round with the help of .--Renee Enna "Tha Pantagraph (Bloomington IL)"
This all-purpose detailed guide to home preserving from one of the major manufacturers of canning jars offers extensive tips for both beginners and expert canners and troubleshooting pointers.-- "Library Journal" (11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM)
This book packs in user-friendly recipes for novices and experienced canners ... If there's only one book to obtain on the topic, ... [this is] the item of choice.-- "The Midwest Book Review" (3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM)
This guide has everything you ever wanted to know about putting things in jars.--Liane Faulder "Edmonton Journal" (9/16/2009 12:00:00 AM)
This is the ultimate go-to guide for the canning beginner. It is the book to which I defer on canning questions and techniques.--Andrea Weigl "News Observer (Raleigh NC)" (7/15/2009 12:00:00 AM)
Will answer all of your questions and many you don't yet know to ask... Homemade is just plain better.-- "Detroit Metro Times" (10/25/2006 12:00:00 AM)
About the Author
Judi Kingry honed her skills and passion for preserving as the Marketing and Consumer Services Manager at Bernardin(R).
Lauren Devine has experience as a Product Research and Test Kitchen Scientist at Ball(R) Fresh Preserving.
Sarah Page brings her knowledge and expertise to this updated edition. She has experience as the Culinary Marketing Manager for Ball(R) Fresh Preserving.