The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More (The Self-Sufficiency Series)

This compact guide provides advice, tips, and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects, offering the entire family the tools they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. Readers will learn to dip candles, bake bread, make maple syrup, start a vineyard, and much more. With special features for young homesteaders, this is an essential […]

The Complete Book of Jerky: How to Process, Prepare, and Dry Beef, Venison, Turkey, Fish, and More (Complete Meat)

Sink your teeth into the ultimate homemade treat!High in protein, low in fat, and tasty–it’s no surprise that jerky has been a popular snack for decades. While commercially made jerky is easy to find in stores, it has a few downsides: it’s expensive, often high in sodium, and the flavors are limited. When you make […]

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. For several years, I have gathered recipes and information from my friends, including many in the Old Order Mennonite community. A […]

The River Cottage Preserves Handbook

Fall into Cooking Featured Recipe from Pam Corbin’s The River Cottage Preserves Handbook: Apple Lemon Curd Fruit curds are so simple and quick to make. Quintessential and quite the doyenne of the curd clan, lemon curd is unquestionably the all time favourite of these soft, creamy concoctions but I also love this smooth velvety apple […]

Get Saucy: Make Dinner A New Way Every Day With Simple Sauces, Marinades, Dressings, Glazes, Pestos, Pasta Sauces, Salsas, And More (Non)

Home cooks of all skill levels can dress up everyday dinners with these 500 sensational sauce recipes from all over the world. Whether a simple vinaigrette, a pasta sauce, or something more indulgent, nothing enhances, enlivens, and enriches a dish like a delicious sauce. Covering finishing touches from alfredo to zabaglione, from Asian dipping sauces […]

Wild Fermentation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Cultural Manipulation (DIY)

This is the original beginner’s guide to basic home fermentation of just about anything. Wild Fermentation is a great resource by one of the world’s foremost experts on the topic, becoming an underground classic years before he rose to fame. Includes easy to read and inspiring instructions to get you started making anything fermentable, from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meal Prep: For Weight Loss – Complete Beginners Guide On Prepping Easy, Delicious And Healthy Meals!

Meal Prep For Weight Loss – Complete Beginners Guide On Prepping Easy, Delicious And Healthy Meals! Eating healthy has never been so easy! Cooking your meals at home and prepping them in advance has been scientifically proven to lead to better health choices and dietary habits. Prepping your meals will also help free some of […]

The Perfect Peach: Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm

A cookbook showcasing the luscious flavor of peaches in 50 sweet and savory dishes, drawing on the life stories and experiences of America’s foremost peach farming family, the Masumotos of California’s central valley. Enjoy the luscious versatility of summer’s finest fruit with fifty sweet and savory dishes. The Masumoto family’s amazing heirloom peaches—which are available for […]

Mes Confitures: The Jams and Jellies of Christine Ferber

Chefs throughout the world have long prized the rare and delicious creations of France’s Christine Ferber—an internationally known master patissière who has worked with culinary luminaries Alain Ducasse, the Troisgros family, and Antoine Westermann. For the first time, English-language audiences have access to her artistry with the publication of the French bestseller, Mes Confitures: The […]

Food Gift Love: More than 100 Recipes to Make, Wrap, and Share

An exciting, inspiring, and beautiful food-gift guide for crafty cooks and food-DIY fans In Food Gift Love, Maggie Battista, a food-gift guru and rising star of the blog world, celebrates her expertise in and enthusiasm for small-batch, hand-crafted foods. She features 100 memorable, edible gifts for any occasion with simple, delicious recipes, detailed wrapping instructions, […]

The Home Preserving Bible (Living Free Guides)

The Home Preserving Bible thoroughly details every type of preserving-for both small and large batches-with clear, step-by-step instructions. An explanation of all the necessary equipment and safety precautions is covered as well. But this must have reference isn’t for the novice only; it’s filled with both traditional and the latest home food preservation methods. More […]

Dry-Curing Pork: Make Your Own Salami, Pancetta, Coppa, Prosciutto, and More (Countryman Know How)

Make your own dry-cured pork delicacies at home with the know-how you’ll learn from this book. Over the centuries, dry-cured pork has evolved as a food of the changing seasons. Its flavors are truly a taste of the landscape and climate, and they have served as a crucial, long-lasting food source for many cultures. Dry-cured […]

Drink the Harvest: Making and Preserving Juices, Wines, Meads, Teas, and Ciders

Preserving the harvest doesn’t have to stop with jam and pickles. Many fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be made into delicious beverages to enjoy fresh or preserve for later. Drink the Harvest presents simple recipes accompanied by mouthwatering photographs for a variety of teas, syrups, ciders, wines, and kombuchas. DeNeice C. Guest and Nan K. […]

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 […]

My Presto Pressure Canner Cookbook: 120 Contemporary and Fun Recipes

If you could immediately have over 100 fresh, safe new ideas for your Presto Pressure Canner, would that be interesting to you? Get the new cookbook that readers are calling “The Perfect Guide to my Presto Pressure Canner!” This cookbook is a MUST HAVE for any Presto Pressure Canner owner. Of course, you can also […]

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 […]

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving

2015 IACP Award Winner A householder’s guide to canning through the seasons.In Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, food preserving expert Cathy Barrow presents a beautiful collection of essential preserving techniques for turning the fleeting abundance of the farmers’ market into a well-stocked pantry full of canned fruits and vegetables, jams, stocks, soups, and more.As Cathy writes […]

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

• This is the first series book to discuss the wonderful health benefits of live-culture foods and the techniques for preparing them • Includes over 100 delicious recipes for all types of fermentations $ 7.86

DIY Canning: Over 100 Small-Batch Recipes for All Seasons

Step-by-Step Canning Recipes for Bold, Fresh Flavors All Year Long Preserve nature’s bounty and enjoy seasonal ingredients throughout the year with over one hundred water-bath and pressure canning recipes. Offering a mix of classic, creative, and modern flavor profiles, DIY Canning makes it easy for novice and experienced canners alike to share in this time-honored cooking […]

The Complete Book of Pickling: 250 Recipes from Pickles and Relishes to Chutneys and Salsas

Capturing garden vegetables at their best for year-round enjoyment. Pickling is one of the oldest and most inexpensive methods of preserving foods. Families would gather over mounds of vegetables and huge steaming pots, producing savory and delicious pickles and chutneys. Home pickling is now enjoying a resurgence, as the cost of food and the desire […]

The Home Creamery: Make Your Own Fresh Dairy Products; Easy Recipes for Butter, Yogurt, Sour Cream, Creme Fraiche, Cream Cheese, Ricotta, and More!

Discover how easy it is to make fresh dairy products at home! You don’t need a commercial kitchen or specialty ingredients to whip up your own cheeses, yogurts, and spreads. With simple step-by-step instructions that don’t require complicated aging techniques, you can add a wonderful range of tart, sweet, and nutty flavors to your cooking. […]

Build a Smokehouse: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-81

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. […]

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 […]

Homemade Sausage: Recipes and Techniques to Grind, Stuff, and Twist Artisanal Sausage at Home

The secret’s out! Get cooking the very best homemade sausage with techniques from Nashville’s Porter Road Butcher.Homemade Sausage is an extremely accessible guide for making sausage right in your own kitchen. James Peisker and Chris Carter of Nashville’s Porter Road Butcher will guide you through all the necessary steps to create the very best sausage […]

Better Homes and Gardens Complete Canning Guide: Freezing, Preserving, Drying (Better Homes and Gardens Cooking)

The must-have guide to the best of preserving, from canning and pickling, to fermenting, freezing, and drying; complete with hundreds of farm-fresh recipes This is the book for everyone who wants to preserve food—from novice to pro—with step-by-step explanations of techniques, ranging from the basics of canning to freezing, drying, fermenting, and pickling. Readers can […]