Carol Wilson, a food and cookery writer who contributes regularly to Country Kitchen, Living France and Gastronomica and is a member of the Guild of Food Writers, has added her guide on preserving food to the Self Sufficiency guide series. There are several different methods of preserving fruits and vegetables and all give delicious results. Jams, jellies, fruit butters and curds, bottled fruits, chutneys, pickles, and salted vegetables are all practical and economical ways to preserve seasonal produce. All you need is a heavy-based pan, a funnel, a sugar thermometer, and glass storage jars. Ingredients, popular fruits and vegetables, sugars, cooking techniques, storage information, helpful hints and tips, and 60 delicious recipes make this book your one-stop guide to successful preserving. This is a handbook that will add flavor to your life and reduce your carbon footprint!