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    Description"A new series for living the good life!" Made At Home This exciting series comes from the father-and-son team Dick and James Strawbridge, who live "the good life" on their small acreage. In "Made At Home" they share the knowledge and experience gained over years of producing an abundance of good things to eat and drink: organic fruits and vegetables eaten, juiced, fermented and preserved; pigs smoked for ham, sausages, salamis and bacon; a mixed flock of birds used for eggs and eating; and bees for honey, to name a few. It's an enviable lifestyle driven by a desire to eat well every day. It is also a lifestyle that does not require a lot of space. "Made At Home" contains numerous adaptations to urban and suburban life. Plants are grown in small lots and pots, chickens are kept in backyard pens, and meat items, such as sausages, are smoked in the backyard. Proof positive that anyone can live the good life. "How to enjoy seasonal produce all year long, with 63 recipes." This "Made At Home" title is a comprehensive guide to preserving foods. It covers the wide variety of methods, such as dried, preserved, pickled and frozen. Detailed instructions show how to make dried herbs, wines, ciders, vinegars, oils, cordials, jams, jellies, pickles, marmalades, relishes, chutneys, sauces, sorbets, ice cream, vegetables and fruits, and much more. Easy and delicious recipes featuring the preserved item are found throughout the book. Chapters are organized according to method: Storing Fresh Produce -- Refrigeration, clamping, root cellars, store rooms Drying -- Flavor, equipment, air drying, solar drying, oven drying Jars and Bottles -- Sterilization, pickling, hot pickling, fermenting Freezing -- Times and temperatures, blanching vegetables, cooked foods. The book also has 63 recipes for such delicious dishes as Seafood Kebabs with Chili and Herb Rub, Chili Chocolate Brownies with Orange Sorbet, Piccalilli, Salmon Baked with Cucumber and Dill Relish, Strawberry and Champagne Trifle and Lemon Curd Cake. "Preserving" is aimed directly at an audience who dream of or are actually enjoying the authors' made-at-home lifestyle. It is a beautiful and practical addition to the cookbook shelf.


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    Title
    Preserving
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dick Strawbridge
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 151 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 417 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781770850798
    ISBN 10: 1770850791
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 641
    LC classification: TX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24510
    BISAC V2.8: CKB015000
    DC21: 641.4
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.4
    BIC subject category V2: WBW
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    FIREFLY BOOKS
    Imprint name
    FIREFLY BOOKS
    Publication date
    10 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Richmond Hill, Ont.
    Author Information
    Dick and James Strawbridge are featured in BBC's "It's Not Easy Being Green" series, which documented their move from city to farm. Dick is an active television personality and last year he earned second place on the BBC's Celebrity Masterchef. They are the authors of "It's Not Easy Being Green" and "Practical Self-Sufficiency."