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Book Brief: The Art of Preserving

All across America, cooks are rediscovering the pleasures of preserving. Whether your fresh fruits and vegetables come from a backyard garden or the local farmers' market, The Art of Preserving provides everything you need to know to put up your favorite seasonal produce.

Designed for cooks of all levels, this comprehensive volume features more than 130 sweet and savory recipes. Along with recipes for home-canned fruits and vegetables, jams, sauces, relishes and pickles, the book includes dishes that showcase your preserved foods. Step-by-step instructions and professional tips will ensure foolproof results.


This beautifully photographed book features detailed directions for canning, preserving and pickling, including information about equipment, techniques and yields. An essential addition to any kitchen library, The Art of Preserving continues a proud American tradition, connecting cooks and diners to a special sense of time and place. As you explore this classic culinary art, you'll discover the pleasures of preserving nature's bounty for family and friends.