The Joy of Pickling, 3rd Edition: 300 Flavor-Packed Recipes for All Kinds of Produce from Garden or Market

The Joy of Pickling, 3rd Edition: 300 Flavor-Packed Recipes for All Kinds of Produce from Garden or Market

by Linda Ziedrich


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Whether you're making a pint of sauerkraut or a peck of pickled peppers, The Joy of Pickling provides all the tools for pickling success!

"By working a special kind of magic on an abundance of produce," Christopher Kimball writes in the foreword to this inspiring, comprehensive, and eminently practical book, "Linda Ziedrich has transformed what might have become a lost art into something both necessary and delightful."

Putting up pickles is a time-honored technique for preserving the harvest and getting the most out of fresh produce, whether you grow it yourself or purchase it at the supermarket or farmers market. But pickling isn't just about preserving: It's a way to create mouthwatering condiments and side dishes that add endless variety and loads of big, vibrant flavors to the table.

Making these salty, sour, sweet, and tangy treats isn't hard, as long as you have this authoritative and user-friendly volume to guide you. This new edition includes 50 brand-new recipes, many focused on the latest trend in pickling: fermentation.  It also includes:

  • Pickles from all over the globe, from down-home American favorites to adventuresome new ideas from Asia, the Middle East, and Europe
  • Recipes for canned and put-up pickles and also for super-easy quick pickles for the fridge or freezer
  • New techniques for preventing yeast and mold growths on fermented pickles
  • Recipes for using pickled produce in chutneys, salsas, relishes, and more
  • Expert safety guidance and tips

From Lower East Side Full-Sour Dills to Cabbage and Radish Kimchi, Pickled Whole Watermelons to Quick Pickled Baby Corn, the 300 recipes in The Joy of Pickling make the harvest last, deliciously and freshly, all year round.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558328600
Publisher: Harvard Common Press, The
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 109,720
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Linda Ziedrich is a certified Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener who frequently teaches classes and performs demos on a range of preserving topics across the Pacific Northwest. She is also the author of The Joy of Pickling, now in its third edition, and The Joys of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves. She blogs at A Gardener's Table. She lives in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.

Table of Contents

Foreword Christopher Kimball ix

Preface xi

1 Pickler's Primer: Read This First! 1

A little history of pickles, a compendium of pickling principles and supplies, and processing guidelines for long-term pickle storage

2 Fermented Pickles 37

Cucumbers, turnips, beans, and other vegetables metamorphosed in fragrant brine

3 Fresh Pickles 109

Everything from artichokes to zucchini, preserved in vinegar

4 Sauerkraut, Kimchi, and Other Cabbage Pickles 213

All kinds of cabbage, brined and vinegared, in recipes from Europe, Asia, and America

5 Rice-Bran, Miso, and Soy-Sauce Pickles 251

Unique pickles from the Far East

6 Sweet Pickles 267

Pickles made from cucumbers, watermelon rind, and the fruits of the orchard, vineyard, and berry patch

7 Quick Pickles 305

Full-flavored pickles ready to eat in two days or less

8 Freezer Pickles 347

Sweet pickles preserved without heat or fuss

9 Chutneys, Salsas, and Other Relishes 355

Chutneys, salsas, hot sauces, ketchups, and old-fashioned pickle relishes

10 Pickled Meat, Fish, and Eggs 421

From corned beef to pigs' feet to scarlet eggs

Measurement Equivalents 447

Select Bibliography 449

Index 453

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