From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Tips for storing your favorite fresh foods
Dry and store your fresh summer herbs so you can enjoy them into fall!
We’re giving away one copy of Preserving: The Canning and Freezing Guide for All Seasons to one lucky, randomly-selected commenter.
Food preserving is the hottest trend, especially with many more folks growing their own fruits and veggies at home and preserving the extras. But with home preserving comes possible food poisoning---something everyone should be cautious about.
Want to savor the deliciousness of spring produce a while longer? Preserving your goodies will let you enjoy them all year round.
With just about 8 calories and 1 gram of sugar per teaspoon, preserves liven up a variety of meals, far beyond toasted bread.
Canning jam is easy enough and means you can be eating summer fruit long past their market-fresh appearances.