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Domestic Preservation of Fruit and Vegetables

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Product description

The advance of biological science and the discovery that food deteriorated because of the action of destructive micro-organisms soon led to the discovery of sure and accurate methods for ridding the food of living organisms so that it could be kept almost indefinitely without undergoing change. In time the processes have been perfected and the details made available, and now it is possible for most housewives, equipped with ordinary kitchen utensils, to preserve, by one process or another, any of the summer fruits and vegetables for winter use. Drying, pickling and jam-making can be done in all households; even fruit bottling and canning are relatively simple but demand a certain measure of equipment - air-tight jars and can-sealing machines. This is a great step forward. Preservation in some form or another should now be utilized by most housewives, and particularly by those who have gardens. In time, preservation should become a recognized summer practice in every well-regulated household.
Noticeable wear and tear on pages and cover. Water stained on cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1949
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
93
Publisher:
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office

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The advance of biological science and the discovery that food deteriorated because of the action of destructive micro-organisms soon led to the discovery of sure and accurate methods for ridding the food of living organisms so that it could be kept almost indefinitely without undergoing change. In time the processes have been perfected and the details made available, and now it is possible for most housewives, equipped with ordinary kitchen utensils, to preserve, by one process or another, any of the summer fruits and vegetables for winter use. Drying, pickling and jam-making can be done in all households; even fruit bottling and canning are relatively simple but demand a certain measure of equipment - air-tight jars and can-sealing machines. This is a great step forward. Preservation in some form or another should now be utilized by most housewives, and particularly by those who have gardens. In time, preservation should become a recognized summer practice in every well-regulated household.
Noticeable wear and tear on pages and cover. Water stained on cover.

Author(s):
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1949
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
93
Publisher:
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office

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