Already eating local and growing your own food? More and more Maritimers are recognizing the many benefits! Wondering if you can get even more value from your kitchen garden, your CSA basket or your favourite farmer’s stall?
Enter local writer (and mother), Elizabeth Peirce, vegetable-gardening guru and lifelong preserver of food! In You Can Too! Peirce describes all the best ways to preserve Maritime crops: Canning, pickling, dehydrating, freezing, fermenting, and using root cellars. She also includes inspiring interviews and profiles of some of this region’s most enthusiastic preservers of food.
With detailed instructions, full-colour photographs, and recipes for old Maritime favourites like mustard pickles as well as innovative new concoctions like spicy plum ketchup, You Can Too! is a complete how-to for anyone interested in eating delicious local food all year round—and doing it on the cheap!
Your family will thank you!