Recipes in this helpful, full color book include strawberry chutney, the perfect garlic dill pickle, spring onion kimchi, cinnamon-honey apple butter, and more!
Welcome to the world of produce preservation. In Can It & Ferment It, blogger and Certified Master Food Preserver Stephanie Thurow brings the canning and fermenting communities together by offering recipes that work for both canning and fermenting. From a first-timer to the advanced preservationist, Can It & Ferment It shows canners and fermenters alike how they can have the best of both worlds. Recipes include:
Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
Sugar Snap Pea Pickles
Fiddlehead Fern Pickles
Spicy Spring Onion Relish
Napa Cabbage Kimchi
And much much more
Stephanie explains the differences between the canning and fermentation processes, emphasizes the importance of using local and organic produce, describes canning and fermenting terminology and the supplies needed for both methods, and offers more than seventy-five fun and easy recipes for every season. Readers will learn how to preserve each fruit or vegetable in two different ways; each can be enjoyed water bath–canned or as a healthy, probiotic-rich ferment.
“I can already see that this book is going to become the most used preserving book that we own! Having one resource for a variety of delicious looking canning and fermenting recipes will make preserving that much more accessible to everyone. Reading Stephanie's book is like having your own personal canning & fermenting expert right there with you." —Emily S. Kociolek, owner of Stone Creek Trading
“Stephanie Thurow’s Can It & Ferment It taps into two surprisingly parallel processes of preserving—canning and fermenting. Reading this book as a curious and captivated outsider to the canning and fermenting worlds, Thurow presents a charming selection of recipes for all seasons. Starting with an ambition for local, fresh, and organic produce, these lovely recipes are approachable and interesting, attainable and original—the perfect addition to any meal.” —Make It Minnesota magazine
“Can It & Ferment It combines canning and fermenting options into one comprehensive book to answer the age-old question “what to do with all that produce?” With great tips on how to get kids involved through age-appropriate tasks perfect for teaching little ones about food (and patience!), this book can fill many great summer afternoons with the kids in the kitchen and fresh produce on the counter.” —MightyNest
“Written from her kitchen to yours, Can It & Ferment It is Stephanie’s visual and tutorial feast for the senses. These are easy to follow recipes that make the best of fresh local ingredients, making the canning and fermenting trend approachable for the eager home cook!” —Jill Holter, Lakewinds Food Co-op community and media specialist