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  • Blue Book Guide to Preserving by Ball®

Blue Book Guide to Preserving by Ball®

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Learn the fine art of freezing, dehydrating, pickling and canning foods with this Ball® "Blue Book Guide to Preserving" that's a must-read for the home gardener or anyone who appreciates the benefits of home food preservation. Whether you want to freeze or pickle a bumper crop of corn from your very own corn patch or are planning to take advantage of the good deals at your local farmer's market, this book will point you in the right direction. Can your own homemade tomato or pasta sauces, green beans and sauerkraut, or turn gallons of strawberries or blackberries into a shelf filled with homemade jam with this quintessential guide to preserving food from the most-trusted name in home canning — Ball. This book has 125 pages that are chock-full of tips and techniques that you can put to use in storing the goodness of the harvest to last all winter long. Inside its pages is the information you need to equip your kitchen for the home canning process, along with step-by-step instructions for each type of food preservation method to increase your chance of success. A must for novice and seasoned cooks alike, this guide is easy to reference and simple to read. Features:
  • Definitive guide to economical home preservation methods and techniques
  • 125 pages of tips and instructions for the home canning enthusiastIncludes recipes for common preservation methodsCompiled by Ball, the most trusted name in home canning
  • Edition/Year: 2011

  • Excellent resource

    This book is all you need to learn how to can, dry, or freeze food. Not only does it give the usual recipes for jams and jellies, but also vegetables, pickles, meats, and more. It is a good resource for the experienced as well as the novice. Everything you would need to know is included in this book.

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  • Anniversary Book

    I have a ball Book, but the anniversary book is well worth buying. It has updated canning recipes and baking recipes that are wonderful.

    I recommend this product.
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  • Ball Blue Book

    It is good just wish it was bigger

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  • Customer Reviews for Blue Book Guide to Preserving by Ball®

  • Overall Rating:

    4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 237 ratings

    96% of reviewers recommend this product

    97% say this is a "good value"

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  • Bluebook

    Have only skimmed book. However, I have an old copy of the Blue Book which I have used numerous times. Thank you.

    I recommend this product.
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    • September 5, 2014
    • By: Jeanette
    • From: IL
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • New Student

    I ordered the canning book because I am just thinking about canning maybe next year I know nothing about it and the Ball book is great lots of tips and important info. So it will get studied over the winter, thanks for a great product. BEM

    I recommend this product.
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    • September 3, 2014
    • By: Barbara E
    • From: CT
    • I Cook: Very Often
  • provides basis and is a good review

    I recommend this product.
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    • August 22, 2014
    • By: Priscilla
    • From: OH
    • I Cook: Every Day
  • Easy to use with a wide range of recipes

    This was to replace the book I wore out. Over the years I have used this book for all my canning. This was the 4th copy bought and when it wears out I will buy another.

    I recommend this product.
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    • August 20, 2014
    • By: Brenda
    • From: GA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • always wanted one

    Now I have my own always had to call a friend that had one before excellent price

    I recommend this product.
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    • August 19, 2014
    • By: Wendy
    • From: VT
    • I Cook: Every Day
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