You Can Too

Elizabeth Peirce

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ISBN: 9781771080248

You Can Too

Canning, Pickling and Preserving the Maritime Harvest

  Author:   Elizabeth Peirce    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

More and more Maritimers are recognizing the many benefits of eating locally and even growing their own food, and starting to wonder how to get even more value from their kitchen gardens or their favourite farmer’s stall. Enter Elizabeth Peirce, vegetable-gardening guru and lifelong preserver of food! In You Can Too! Peirce describes all the best ways to preserve Maritime crops: Canning, pickling, dehydrating, freezing, fermenting, and using root cellars. She also includes inspiring interviews and profiles of some of this region’s most enthusiastic preservers of food.

With detailed instructions, full-colour photographs, and recipes for old Maritime favourites like mustard pickles as well as innovative new concoctions like spicy plum ketchup, You Can Too! is a complete how-to for anyone interested in eating delicious local food all year round—and doing it on the cheap!

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771080248
Item NB1053
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onJune 13 2013
Language eng
Pages 134
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6.5(in)
Shipping weight265(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Depending on the season, Elizabeth Peirce is a writer, gardener, and English professor. She has worked in vegetable gardens since she was old enough to hold a watering can and is passionate about local food and food security issues. She is the author of several books, including Grow Organic: A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Vegetable Gardening, and is the editor of In the Great Days of Sail. She lives in Halifax.