Join urban householder Harriet Fasenfest and friends in her backyard canning kitchen to learn everything you need to know about putting up the harvest. Presented in an easy and approachable format, Preserving with Friends offers safe and reliable steps for making jam, canning fruits and tomatoes, making pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, and kombucha, pressure canning vegetables, drying, freezing, and root cellaring.
From the basics of sweet spreads to a guide for making pectin, from simple quick pickles to the history of wild fermentation, Preserving with Friends offers information for the beginning and experienced preserver alike. This independently produced instructional DVD also includes printable recipes and tip sheets to supplement your viewing experience. So please join Harriet, Linda, Sandor and Marge as they entice you to join with friends in own canning kitchen.
About the Author
Born and raised in the Bronx, Harriet has lived in the Northwest since 1978. After owning and operating a number of restaurants in the 1980's through early 2004, Harriet retired from Main Street in an attempt to raise the bones of home economics from the trash bin of modernity.
Today she teaches classes on food preservation and Householding at Preserve (www,portlandpreserve.com), her small backyard canning kitchen and business. Her recent book, A Householder's Guide to the Universe, published by Tin House in November 2010, chronicles her evolution from mainstream city slicker to lay economist and food preservation maven. Given her ...