"I don't love the Ball Blue Book because of the huge amounts of sugar and chemical pectin which make jams taste pretty much like store bought to me so why bother? That's my philosophy anyway.
I read every new preserving…"
"I agree that the Ball Blue book is the way to go I have several versions over the years and received their new book last year for a present of the Complete Book of Home Perserving and it is a hard back book. I also watch their facebook…"
"Over the years, I have picked up a lot of older canning and preserving books. I love them. I also have some ebooks that are good, and if any of you want them, I will happily send them to you. You will have to message me on here…"
"I had one of the best salsas ever from green tomatoes! At first I thought it was a tomatillo salsa, but the Mexican family which was selling it at the farmer's market said it was green tomato and jalapeno. Delicious!"
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"I just used Canning for Dummies to water bath can a batch of pickled beets today. It was the first time I've ever canned, and I found the guidelines really simple to follow and helpful. The recipe turned out really well, too. I'm also…"
"I'm a homebrewer and I always tell folks beers are a lot like foods. Although Pizza might be my favorite food I sure wouldn't want to eat it 3 times a day for the rest of my life. Same thing with beer. In the summer I prefer the lighter…"
"Sometimes I think of myself as being a bit of a hop-head, but whenever I have a great 'low hop' beer, I remember what really changed my beer drinking habits in the first place (from macros to micros)......flavor! One of the things I like…"
"I have owned Stocking Up III (Rodale Press) for many years and there are basic canning and preserving instructions in this book. The book is divided up for fruits, veggies, dairy, meat, nuts, sprouts, etc. Preserving food by canning, freezing,…"
"The University of Georgia's Cooperative Extension has a comprehensive guide (nearly 400 pages) to food preservation, So Easy to Preserve. (5th Edition) It covers canning, drying, freezing, pickling, jellies -with lots of recipes. For only $18…"
"Interested in how that turns out. Keep us posted.
With 7 lbs of (what I'm assuming is pale) malt, combined with the the 2.4 lbs of brown sugar and molasses, I'm guessing you'll finish with something not overly alcoholic, but probably…"
"Stouts, porters, IPA's - it really just depends on what mood my palate is in. I'm simply getting more snobbish as time goes by and I learn more. I don't think I could drink another crappy beer now. The road only leads in one direction…"