Get Started: Preserving, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465410910
  • ISBN-13: 9781465410917
  • DDC: 641.42
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 60 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Start making your own jellies and jams with Get Started: Preserving, part of a new series of learning guides from DK where nothing is assumed and everything is explained. Each course follows the same structure: start simple and learn the basics, build on what you've learned, and then show off your new skills! Get Started: Preserving teaches the complete beginner the skills needed to make 70 delicious recipes. Start simple with freezer jams and easy chutneys, build on your skills with cordials and fruit cheeses, and then show off with marmalades, fruit curds, and cured meats. With step-by-step pictures and practice projects to keep you on the right track, Get Started: Preserving will help you learn your new skill in no time. More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started aims to provide the reader with carefully structured learning and a classroom approach to teaching that allows you to build your own course from practical lessons and themed projects.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Build Your Course.
2: Essential Equipment.
3: Hygiene and Food Safety.
4: Essential Ingredients.
5: The Science of How Foods Spoil.
6: The Science of How to Preserve.
7: Start Simple.
8: How to Freeze Fresh Fruit.
9: How to Freeze Blanched Vegetables.
10: How to Prepare Vegetables in Oil.
11: How to Bottle Fruits in Alcohol.
12: How to Make Simple Salt Preserves.
13: How to Make Pickles.
14: How to Make Chutney.
15: Build on It.
16: How to Make Fruit Cheese.
17: How to Make Jam.
18: How to Make Jelly.
19: How to Make Syrups and Cordials.
20: How to Can Fruit in Syrup.
21: How to Dry Fruit and Vegetables.
22: Take It Further.
23: How to Make Marmalade.
24: How to Make Fruit Curd.
25: How to Make Butter.
26: How to Make Alcoholic Drinks.
27: How to Dry- and Wet-Cure Fish.
28: How to Wet- and Dry-Cure Meat.