Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today
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  • Product Code: 978-0778805106
Ex Tax: £24.55


We've taken the same bestselling content that readers of Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving know and love, and packaged it in an all-new, concealed wire-o hardcover edition that lies flat for easy reference.

Ball makes 99 percent of the preserving jars sold every year. Ball is the trusted name in home preserving. Home canning puts the pleasure of eating natural, delicious produce at your fingertips year-round. Preserving food is as modern and practical as the latest food trend, and it's really quite simple!

Enjoy the rewards of numerous homemade meals and snacks, created from just one preserving season. The book includes comprehensive directions on safe canning and preserving methods plus lists of required equipment and utensils. Specific instructions for first-timers and handy tips for the experienced make the Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving a valuable addition to any kitchen library.

The book features:

  • User-friendly recipes that will appeal to novice and experienced canners alike
  • The Home Canning Problem Solver, which provides answers to virtually every question and problem
  • A Produce Purchase Guide
  • An extensive glossary that identifies everything from ingredients to canning equipment to instructions.

So preserve the good things in life because with the expert advice found in Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving you can: simply, affordably and deliciously.

Product details

  • Spiral-bound: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Robert Rose; Spi Rep edition (20 Mar. 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0778805107
  • ISBN-13: 978-0778805106
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 4.4 x 26.7 cm


[Review of paperback edition: ] A standard resource.... Information [matches] the USDA guidelines.--Kathie Smith"Blade" (04/21/2009)

[Review of paperback edition: ] More than 400 recipes, as well as guidelines for rookies and tips for pros.--Renee Enna"Chicago Tribune" (08/16/2006)

[Review of paperback edition: ] A bible for those of us who consider canning a way of life... clearly written and easy to follow... creative recipes... encouraging, concise text. With its extensive sections on technique, special equipment, the science of preserving and problem solving, the beginning preserve maker as well as the expert will find recipes to love.--Julie Turjoman"Contra Costa Times" (07/05/2006)

[Review of paperback edition: ] Offers a variety of tempting options for those who wish to preserve summer's bounty. One versatile recipe is the tomato and olive antipasto, which is a wonderful way to use up tomatoes.--Rosemary Buck"Daily News (New York)" (07/29/2009)

[Review of paperback edition: ] This guide has everything you ever wanted to know about putting things in jars.--Liane Faulder"Edmonton Journal" (09/16/2009)

[Review of paperback edition: ] The that the book, which includes 400 recipes, presents so many appealing options.--Jolene Ketzenberger"Indianapolis Star" (08/19/2009)

[Review of previous edition: ] All-purpose detailed guide to home preserving... extensive tips for beginners and expert canners and troubleshooting pointers.--Margaret C. Merrill"Library Journal" (11/01/2006)

[Review of paperback edition: ] A must-have for home canning veterans for its many terrific new recipes... great for novices too because its breezy, fast-paced jump-in-and-do-it approach makes the techniques of home canning immediately accessible.--Susan LaaTempa"Los Angeles Times" (08/30/2006)

[Review of paperback edition: ] The art, science, and secrets for successful home canning plus more than 400 recipes with variations, tips, techniques, and charts.--Lois Friedman"New Horizons" (10/01/2006)

[Review of paperback edition: ] This is the ultimate go-to guide for the canning beginner. It is the book to which I defer on canning questions and techniques.--Andrea Weigl"News Observer (Raleigh NC)" (07/15/2009)

About the Author

Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine have between them 20 years of experience in the preserving industry. They are both employed by Jarden Home Brands.

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