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Joy of Keeping a Root Cellar : Canning, Freezing, Drying, Smoking, and Preserving the Harvest
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The winning team behind The Joy of Keeping Chickens returns, this time with a complete guide to building and maintaining a root cellareven if it’s just a dark and cool closet. This cheap, easy, energy-saving way will keep the harvest fresh all year long. Here, readers will learn:Which fruits and vegetables store bestHow to build a root cellar in the country, suburbs, or cityHow to deal with specific environmental challengesStorage techniques ranging from canning to pickling and smoking to dryingRecipes for everything from tomato sauce to venison jerkyRoot cellaring isn’t just for off-the-grid types or farmers with large gardens. Storing food makes good sense, both financially and environmentally. And root cellars can easily fit anywhere. In this intelligent, convincing book, authors Megyesi and Hansen show how to make them part of every reader’s life.
Number of Pages: 271
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Jennifer Megyesi
Street Date: August 2, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-1314
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