Angi Schneider shares some secrets of preserving vegetables!
Lots of vegetables are coming out of local gardens and are being purchased at Arlington and Falls Church Farmers Markets...need some ideas for what to do with all that produce? Angi Schneider, author of THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PRESERVING VEGETABLES, will be with us online all the way from her home in Texas to share some tips on canning, pickling, fermenting, dehydrating and freezing fresh produce. Amanda Day from Starstead Farm (a local farm and vendor at Arlington's Westover Farmers Market) will join to share more information about what is in season!
Purchase her book from us, and you'll get a signed bookplate as well!
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When veggies are at their peak of the season, this preserving compendium covering nearly every vegetable is your one-stop source. Brimming with 100 recipes, beautiful full-page color images, step-by-step preservation methods and handy reference charts, this foolproof guide will help you master canning & pickling, fermenting, dehydrating and freezing the most common garden produce.
Angi Schneider is a master of preserving. She shares methods that emphasize simplicity yet keep the flavors exciting, and shares tips for working your preserved foods into your family’s regular meal plan so nothing goes to waste. A sampling of Angi’s everyday family-approved recipes featured in this book are:
• Canned Dilly Asparagus
• Fermented Corn Salsa
• Dried Asian Broccoli Crisps
• Frozen Carrot Top Pesto
• Dried Scalloped Potatoes
• Canned Marinara
• Dried Pumpkin Pie Roll Ups
• And so much more!
Angi guides you through the basics of each preservation method, then shares an A to Z guide to preserving common garden vegetables, from asparagus to zucchini and everything in between. Each veggie’s chapter includes Angi’s growing tips, a reference chart and at least one recipe for each preservation method starring that vegetable. Whether you want to become a more self-sufficient household, reduce food waste for a greener planet or make the most of the fresh produce you have on hand, see how easy and fun it is to fill your pantry with preserved foods your family will be excited to eat.
Angi Schneider has been gardening and preserving food for more than 25 years. She is the creator of SchneiderPeeps, has written for Countryside magazine and participated in the Beyond Off the Grid summit. She lives on a 1.5-acre homestead with her family on the Gulf Coast of Texas.