Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen

Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen Review

Think You Can't Can? Think Again…

The craft of canning has undergone a renaissance, attracting celebrity chefs, home cooks, and backyard gardeners alike. Canned and pickled foods have become a cornerstone of the artisanal food movement, providing an opportunity to savor seasonal foods long after harvest and to create bold new flavors.

Tart and Sweet by Kelly Geary and Jessie Knadler is the essential canning manual for the 21st century, providing a modern tutorial on small-batch canning accompanied by easy-to-follow photos and instructions as well as more than 101 sweet and savory recipes for preserved fruits and pickled vegetables, including jams, chutneys, marmalades, syrups, relishes, sauces, and salsas.

With traditional favorites like canned peaches and bread-and-butter pickles as well as more inventive flavor combinations such as kumquat marmalade and pickled ramps, Tart and Sweet offers endless possibilities for creative preserving. In addition, you'll find recipes and inspiration for using your canned goods in delicious and unique ways, from cocktails to cakes.

Whether you're assembling a plate of pickled hors d'oeuvres, baking with fresh apple butter, or gifting jars of blueberry jam in December, you'll find countless uses for your homemade preserves.

Title:Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Stephen

    My mother canned, mostly the bounty of tomatoes and cucumbers from our vegetable garden and apple sauce from our Golden Delicious apple tree. My first wife was a state 4-H champion canner and put up t...

  • Annette McIntyre

    Going through the seasons for when produce is easily available, this book goes way beyond the usual recipes for making jam, pickles, etc. You have some easy and some not so easy to make things but the...

  • Michelle Felt

    Checked it out from the library but it looks worthy of purchase. I like that it's broken up into seasonal chapters with an emphasis on small batches 1-3 jars, though you could easily double or triple ...

  • Sarah

    I may need to have this book at home. My freezer was so crammed after last summer's berry picking and the fall intake of zucchini and pumpkin that I need a better plan for this year. This book is unde...

  • Laura

    loved the recipes in this book of canning and pickling...

  • Meghan

    I loved this book! The author organizes the recipes into seasons based on when the produce is in season. All of the fruit spread recipes use almost half-75% less sugar than my traditional recipe. I le...

  • Gabbi

    This book feels like Geary wants her audience to become comfortable and creative canners, but she's not giving them the tools. The short chapters on the nitty-gritty of water bath canning don't go int...

  • Laurla2

    an interesting book with interesting recipes. although i was hard pressed to find pickling recipes that didnt include chili powder or peppercorns in it, since i cant eat those. that made me sad. i mea...

  • Jean

    I was really excited about this book. I've been canning tomatoes for years and was ready to branch out into new territory and I was also interested in giving gifts during the holidays that included fo...

  • Anna

    I used to make apricot or blackberry jam and preserve Meyer lemons for Moroccan Lemon Chicken dishes in my twenties. Recently I made blueberry syrup (not enough pectin in my venture!) I missed those d...