More and more Maritimers are recognizing the many benefits of
eating locally and even growing their own food, and starting to
wonder how to get even more value from their kitchen gardens or
their favourite farmer''s stall. Enter 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!