Jerky: The Complete Guide to Making It

Don t pay a fortune for jerky at the convenience store—make it yourself with dozens of jerky recipes!If you buy a lot of beef jerky, if you hunt, fish, or hike, or if you re just looking for a healthy low-fat snack, this book is for you. Gourmet dehydrated meat is the most popular meat […]

Dehydrating at Home: Getting the Best from Your Dehydrator, from Fruit Leather to Meat Jerkies

Dehydrating at Home is a practical guide to transforming perishable fruits, vegetables, meats, as well as nuts, seeds, herbs and spices into a pantry of nutritional wonders with a long shelf life. The book takes readers through the entire process for each type of dehydrating with delicious recipes and handy hints and tips. Practical step-by-step […]

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dehydrating Foods (Idiot’s Guides)

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 […]

Trail Food: Drying and Cooking Food for Backpacking and Paddling

” . . . a book that will appeal to everyone who has ever choked down the pre-packaged, bargain-basement camp food (or gone bankrupt buying the good stuff).” –Canoe & Kayak . . . if you’re on the lookout for a way to bring real meals to the field, [this book] might have the answer.” […]

The Ultimate Frozen Cocktails & Smoothies Encyclopedia

Put your thirst on ice with this consummate guide to The Ultimate Frozen Cocktails & Smoothies Encyclopedia! Decadent blended concoctions cover every occasion from breakfast to happy hour. Hot summer days aren’t the only time to enjoy an icy refreshment—try relaxing in front of a fire with a Peppermint Penguin! Hot under the collar? Chill […]

The Art of Making Fermented Sausages

The majority of books written on making sausages do not tackle the subject of fermented sausages at all. The topic is limited to a statement that this is an advanced field of sausage making which is not recommended for an amateur sausage maker. Well, the main reason for writing this book was that the authors […]

The Essential Book of Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Living (Homemade Living)

All the information you need to homestead—gathered in one ultimate, essential book!   In barnyards and backyards, on rooftops and in alleyways, a movement is happening—the modern homesteading movement. Whether it’s turning a lawn into a vegetable garden, getting a flock of chickens, or transforming cucumbers into pickles, people everywhere are taking charge of their […]

Canning and Preserving For Dummies

Everything you need to know to can and preserve your own food With the cost of living continuing to rise, more and more people are saving money and eating healthier by canning and preserving food at home. This easy-to-follow guide is perfect for you if you want to learn how to can and preserve your […]

Ferment for Good: Ancient Food for the Modern Gut: The Slowest Kind of Fast Food

Ferment for Good is a guide to discovering the joys of fermentation in its myriad variations – framed through the eyes of Sharon Flynn, who was hooked early in her 20s and has since made it her life’s work to learn and share all there is to know about this most ancient of practices. Ferment […]

Canning for a New Generation: Updated and Expanded Edition: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry

The revised and expanded edition of the bestselling resource for canning and preserving, with 50 new recipes plus all-new sidebars and tips.   In Liana Krissoff’s breakout success, Canning for a New Generation, home cooks were introduced to a hip, modern guide to canning, chock-full of approachable, time-tested, and accurate recipes, as well as intriguing […]

Minnie and Moo: The Case of the Missing Jelly Donut (I Can Read Book 3)

Minnie’s jelly donut is gone! Moo is sure it has been stolen. Can the cunning cows stop the crime wave before the donut-napper strikes again? $ 2.48

Build Your Own underground Root Cellar

Since 1973, Storey’s Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life. […]

My Pantry: Homemade Ingredients That Make Simple Meals Your Own

In this sweet, petite collection of essays and recipes, Alice Waters showcases the simple building-block ingredients she uses to create gratifying, impromptu meals all year long. In her most intimate and compelling cookbook yet, Alice invites readers to step not into the kitchen at Chez Panisse, but into her own, sharing how she shops, stores, and […]

The Homemade Kitchen: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure

This book is a map for how, day in and day out, food shapes my life for the better, in the kitchen and beyond it. —from the Introduction   Start where you are. Feed yourself. Do your best, and then let go. Be helpful.  Slow down. Don’t be afraid of food. Alana Chernila has these […]

The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making: How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game (Complete Meat)

Here’s the ideal hands-on guidebook for self-sufficient farmers, ranchers, and hunters with step-by-step instructions on butchering beef, venison, pork, lamb, poultry, and goats. Time-tested advice on how to cure the meat by smoking or salting helps you preserve your harvest. A final section explains how to make sausages. Numerous mouth-watering recipes are included. $ 12.01

Smoke: New Firewood Cooking

Winner of the 2014 James Beard Award in the General Cooking Category A Texan chef shows there is a whole world of flavor beyond just barbecue. Smoke is a primer on the most time-tested culinary technique of all—but one that we have lost touch with. Chef Tim Byres shows how to imbue all kinds of […]

Mastering Fermentation: Recipes for Making and Cooking with Fermented Foods

A beautifully illustrated and authoritative guide to the art and science of fermented foods, featuring 70+ recipes that progress from simple fermented condiments like vinegars and mustards to more advanced techniques for using wild yeast, fermenting meats, and curing fish.      Although fermentation has an ancient history, fermented foods are currently experiencing a renaissance: […]

Pickles To Pittsburgh

In this charming sequel to the classic “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, ” Kate and Henry eagerly await Grandpa’s return from a vacation that his postcard says has been one of the best and most unusual ever. Thinking about that postcard Kate drifts off to sleep that night and… “With Henry as my co-pilot…” […]

Saving the Season: A Cook’s Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving

One of The Atlantic’s Best Food Books of the Year A Los Angeles Times Holiday Gift-Giving Pick An Amazon Best Cookbook & Food Writing Book of the Year Strawberry jam. Pickled beets. Homegrown tomatoes. These are the tastes of Kevin West’s Southern childhood, and they are the tastes that inspired him to “save the season,” as […]

Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: 100 Preserves Made with Coconut, Maple, Honey, and More

The Preserves You Love, SWEETER THAN EVERAfter years of addressing questions reducing sugar, substituting sugar, and leaving it out altogether, accomplished canner and author Marisa McClellan began to rejigger her recipes, helping her home canners enjoy the flavors of the season without the refined sugars. The result is Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, preserving in […]

Home Cooked: Essential Recipes for a New Way to Cook

A recipe collection and how-to guide for preparing base ingredients that can be used to make simple, weeknight meals, while also teaching skills like building and cooking over a fire, and preserving meat and produce, written by a sustainable food expert and founder of Belcampo Meat Co. Anya Fernald’s approach to cooking is anything but […]

Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces from the author of Food in Jars

Seasonal Canning in Small BitesMarisa McClellan was an adult in a high-rise in Philadelphia when she rediscovered canning, and found herself under the preserving spell. She grew accustomed to working in large batches since most ?vintage” recipes are written to feed a large family, or to use up a farm-size crop, but increasingly, found that […]

The Meals in a Jar Handbook: Gourmet Food Storage Made Easy

Meals as easy as 1–2–3! Just add water and dinner is done. Using Chef Tess s tried and tested dry–packing method, learn how to make meals that are not only delicious and family–friendly, but also shelf–stable for an average of 5-10 years. Enjoy recipes like Broccoli Cheese and Rice Casserole, Chunky Italian Spaghetti, and Spicy […]

Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin: The Revolutionary Low-Sugar, High-Flavor Method for Crafting and Canning Jams, Jellies, Conserves, and More

If you’ve ever made jam or jelly at home, you know most recipes require more sugar than fruit—oftentimes 4 to 7 cups!—causing many people to look for other ways to preserve more naturally and with less sugar. Pomona’s Pectin is the answer to this canning conundrum. Unlike other popular pectins, which are activated by sugar, […]

Jam, Jelly and Pickle Making Business Startup: How to Grow a Million Dollar Success from Home!

Jam, Jelly and Pickle Making Business StartupHow to Grow a Million Dollar Success from Home!In 2008 after my husband lost his auto manufacturing job, we found ourselves in a dire situation, as we were in the middle of planning our youngest daughter’s wedding and all. But with the help of a friend, I made my […]

The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How: Field-to-Table Cooking Skills

Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead — that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, […]

The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes

“The Midwest is rising,” writes Minnesota native Amy Thielen, host of Heartland Table on Food Network—and her engaging, keenly American debut cookbook, with 200 recipes that herald a revival in the region’s cuisine, is delicious proof. Amy Thielen grew up in rural northern Minnesota, waiting in lines for potluck buffets amid loops of smoked sausages […]

A Cabin Full of Food: (Mostly a cookbook)

“All the Grandma recipes” – my favourite review sums up the book! Almost a thousand recipes, cooking ideas and information on cooking “homestead style” – simple, basic, home-grown ingredients, simple tools and old-fashioned recipes. It took me over four years to gather and test recipes and information from my friends, including many in the Old […]

Meal Prep: The Absolute Best Meal Prep Cookbook For Weight Loss And Clean Eating – Quick, Easy, And Delicious Meal Prep Recipes (Volume 1)

Meal preparation is something few of us do. This is a fact of life. The argument is usually that we are too busy or that the competing demand on our time are too great. This is also true, but stop and think for a moment. If we are too busy then this exactly why we […]

Not Your Mama’s Canning Book: Modern Canned Goods and What to Make with Them

Are you interested in learning how to can food or to try new recipes for canning food? Do you enjoy both savory and sweet canned goods? Rebecca Lindamood has the recipes for you!Rebecca will not only teach you how to can food with basic recipes, but she will provide alternative versions to take your canned […]