Tart and Sweet


Item #B000622
Pages: 240


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The craft of canning is undergoing 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 create bold new flavors. Tart and Sweet 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 and pickled fruits and vegetables, including jams, chutneys, marmalades, syrups, relishes, sauces, and salsas.

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

Whether you’re assembling a plate of pickled hors d’oeuvres for a dinner party, baking with fresh apple butter, cooking up a batch of tomato sauce with the whole family, or gifting jars of blueberry jam in December, you’ll find countless ways to enjoy your homemade preserves.