The Complete Idiot S Guide To Preserving Food

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Preserving Food
✏Author : Karen K. Brees, Ph.D.
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2009-07-07
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9781101081990
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Preserving Food Book Summary : Food contamination scandals, the rising cost of food, organic eating, and better nutrition - all these factors contribute to the upsurge in interest in food preservation. While there are many books on canning, freezing, and pickling foods, few are as comprehensive as The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Preserving Food, in which readers learn how easy and beneficial food preservation can be with detailed, step-by-step instructions. *The sales of Ball® jars for preservation have jumped 28% in the past year, indicating a strong increase in interest in preserving food *The author is a Master Food Preserver with over 40 years of expertise *Advice on preserving for special needs diets is unique to this book *Provides instructional photos

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Preserving Food
✏Author : Karen Brees
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2005-07-05
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9781101080313
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Preserving Food Book Summary : Food contamination scandals, the rising cost of food, organic eating, and better nutrition - all these factors contribute to the upsurge in interest in food preservation. While there are many books on canning, freezing, and pickling foods, few are as comprehensive as The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Preserving Food, in which readers learn how easy and beneficial food preservation can be with detailed, step-by-step instructions. *The sales of Ball® jars for preservation have jumped 28% in the past year, indicating a strong increase in interest in preserving food *The author is a Master Food Preserver with over 40 years of expertise *Advice on preserving for special needs diets is unique to this book *Provides instructional photos

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dehydrating Foods
✏Author : Jeanette Hurt
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2013-04-02
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 9781615643769
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dehydrating Foods Book Summary : The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Dehydrating Foods is a comprehensive introduction to the process of food dehydrating. Commercial dehydrators were once too expensive for the typical home, but they've become much more popular in recent years as people have discovered the value and versatility of drying foods at home for snacks such as dried fruits and vegetables, trail mix, jerkies, fruit leathers, and more, all at a fraction of the cost were they to buy commercially-dried foods. Today, people are using their home dehydrators for drying and preserving all types of foods, from fruits and vegetables, to herbs, and even drying flowers for crafts. The authors will take readers through the process, step by step, showing them how to buy the right dehydrator for their kitchen, how to use it properly so their yield and savings are maximized, and even how they can dry foods using less conventional methods, such as a solar dryer or even their conventional oven. Readers will benefit from more than 80 recipes that will enable them to preserve and create wonderful foods that will save them time,money, and bring a entirely new offering of tastes to their kitchen.

📒The Complete Idiot S Guide To Eating Local ✍ Diane A. Welland, M.S., R.D.

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Local
✏Author : Diane A. Welland, M.S., R.D.
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2011-05-03
✏Pages : 336
✏ISBN : 9781101514733
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Local Book Summary : Supporting local farmers has really grown on people - and here's the guide to doing it right. There are so many great reasons to shop for and eat locally grown or raised foods, including freshness, taste, energy conservation, and supporting small business owners. That is why tens of thousands have made the switch to local foods. Now families and communities are enthusiastically supporting farmer's markets, artisan dairy farmers, cheese makers, family farms, local vineyards, and local livestock. Food expert and nutritionist Diane A. Welland explains what local eating is and isn't and how anyone can move toward a more sustainable way of eating. It covers: Types of foods considered local; what is in season when; Storing foods; Money saving tips. ? A practical approach for a challenging endeavor. ? Includes a complete overview of local eating across all 50 states.

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Good Fat Good Carb Meals
✏Author : Jody Whipple
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2005-06-07
✏Pages : 400
✏ISBN : 9781440690747
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Good Fat Good Carb Meals Book Summary : Not all carbs and fats are created equal. Emphasizing the benefits of a diet rich in complex carbohydrates, monounsaturated fats, and Omega-3 fatty acids, this comprehensive guide offers readers more than 300 recipes that tantalize the taste buds-from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. The recipes are designed to help readers lose weight without feeling deprived or experiencing the cravings that so often come with low-carb and low-fat diets. * Diet books that highlight good carbs and good fats, such as The South Beach Diet, outsell low- and no-carb diet books * Readers of diet cookbooks buy multiple books on the subject * According to the American Medical Association, 64% of Americans are overweight or obese, and it's worsening

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals
✏Author : Barbara Forsberg
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2004-10-05
✏Pages : 432
✏ISBN : 9781615644865
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals Book Summary : Diabetic-friendly recipes the whole family will love! From appetizers to desserts and everything in between, here are three-hundred easy-to-prepare recipes for diabetics that can be made from everyday household ingredients; and the entire family can enjoy. Food categories include Mexican, Italian, Pan-Asian, fish, poultry, lean-beef and pork entrees; appetizers, snacks, side dishes, breads and desserts; and fruits, vegetables, soups, salads, pastats, and breads. First diabetic cookbook to use the new glycemic index for all recipes; three-hundred recipes, far more than others on the market; 6.5% of the U.S. population has diabetes; the World Health Organization is predicting the number of people with diabetes to double from 140 million to 300 million by 2025.

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to 200 300 400 Calorie Meals
✏Author : Ed Jackson
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2012-08-07
✏Pages : 400
✏ISBN : 9781615642595
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to 200 300 400 Calorie Meals Book Summary : People who want to lose weight are faced with a dizzying array of options: low-fat, low-carb, gluten-free ... the list is endless. But the truth behind them all is that the only real way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you take in. Those who have rediscovered calorie counting want calorie-controlled options that take the guesswork out of dieting. But they also want food they can enjoy and feel good about. And for many, that means going light on the artificial sweeteners. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to 200-300-and 400-Calorie Meals helps readers put together a meal plan that keeps them to their calorie goals and helps them lose weight safely-and keep it off. In this book, readers will find: ·A system for calculating a calorie budget based on current weight, activity levels, and weight-loss goals. ·How to keep track of calories consumed and estimate calorie content of meals on the go. ·Two weeks of meal plans for various calorie-budget levels. ·Eating schedules to keep people feeling full and satisfied between meals. ·Recipes for 300- and 400-calorie meals that taste great. ·Recipes for 200-calorie snacks and light meals to satisfy hunger without blowing the diet. ·Ways to satisfy a sweet tooth without overdosing on artificial sweeteners, which often make people crave more sugar.

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Urban Homesteading
✏Author : Sundari Kraft
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2011-06-07
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 9781101529003
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Urban Homesteading Book Summary : How to save money, time, and the environment - on the urban frontier. With The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Urban Homesteading anyone can learn how to live sustainably and responsibly - and save money and time - in any urban environment. Expert urban homesteader Sundari Elizabeth Kraft shares her hands-on knowledge of: growing organic foods and preserving them; composting; raising small livestock and chickens; generating electricity and biofuels; and other ways to cut costs and live green. This book has all the information required to become a successful urban homesteader in any city. ? Practical advice on everything from composting to clean energy. ? Sundari Elizabeth Kraft is an expert in urban homesteading.

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fermenting Foods
✏Author : Wardeh Harmon
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2012-10-01
✏Pages : 320
✏ISBN : 9781101580219
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fermenting Foods Book Summary : The art of fermenting foods is an ages-old craft that is enjoying a resurgence as people are discovering not only the benefits of live-culture foods, but the true pleasure of creating their own fermentations at home. Research is proving that live-culture foods can help reduce high cholesterol, strengthen and support digestive and immune systems, and help fight and prevent chronic diseases. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Fermenting Foods will cover the amazing health benefits of fermented or "living" foods and the techniques for safely fermenting food at home. It will contain over 100 unique and delicious recipes for ferments of all types, from beer to tempeh to yogurt, with detailed recipes to guide the way.

✏Book Title : The Complete Idiot s Guide to Smoking Foods
✏Author : Ted Reader
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2012-04-03
✏Pages : 320
✏ISBN : 9781101580141
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Complete Idiot s Guide to Smoking Foods Book Summary : - Over 100 recipes for smoking all types of food, as well as forrubs and sauces, and more. - Features expert tips for smoking success, including common smoking mistakes.