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The Resource Independence days : a guide to sustainable food storage & preservation, Sharon Astyk

Independence days : a guide to sustainable food storage & preservation, Sharon Astyk

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Independence days : a guide to sustainable food storage & preservation
Title
Independence days
Title remainder
a guide to sustainable food storage & preservation
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Astyk
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Independence Days tackles all the nuts and bolts of food preservation, with tips on how to bulk buy and store food on the cheap, canning and dehydrating techniques, as well as a host of broader issues. In addition, it focuses on how to enjoy a delicious, high-quality pantry diet year-round, how to preserve food on a community scale, and how to reduce reliance on industrial agriculture by creating vibrant local economies"--Page 4 of cover
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NLC
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Astyk, Sharon
Dewey number
641.4
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
TX601
LC item number
.A78 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Food
  • Self-reliant living
  • Cooking
  • Cooking
  • Food
  • Food
  • Self-reliant living
Label
Independence days : a guide to sustainable food storage & preservation, Sharon Astyk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : the welcome pantry and the welcome table -- pt. I. Independence Days. 1. Nine meals from anarchy and the Theory of Anyway (Real independence days -- Preservation : wherever you live -- The Theory of Anyway, peach jam and why we do too have time for this -- Sleeping Beauty and why you should prepare for hard times (even if it seems much nicer not to) -- Depression cuisine) -- Depression recipes (Sunshine strawberries and cherry preserves -- Scalloped corn) -- Challenges) -- 2. Local eating, pantry eating (Making the best use of what we already have to end hunger -- Clean plate club : food waste and its relationship to food storage and preservation -- What can food storage and preservation do?) -- Recipes (Salmon cakes with chipotle mayonnaise) -- Wealth) -- 3. How much food should you store? (Project one : getting started -- Getting your household onboard with food storage -- What does a three month supply of food look like? -- Baby steps -- Dry goods : how to sort out what to buy locally and what not to worry about -- Storing vs. hoarding : the ethics of food storage) -- Recipes (Black bean dip -- Very basic wheat bread) -- Ready or not) -- 4. Food storage on the cheap : how food storage and preservation can help you keep eating when times get tough (Five dollars a month food storage for emergencies and/or inflation for people who think they cannot afford food storage -- More ways to build up stores inexpensively -- Getting the tools for storing and preserving on the cheap) -- Recipes (Pancake syrup -- Pumpkin pancakes -- Homemade cream of mushroom soup base -- Creamy greens casserole) -- Recipe dreaming) -- 5. Eating from food storage, every day (How to get the actual people in you house to eat the food -- The joys of food storage and preservation) -- Recipes (Hearty hearth corn muffins -- Potatoes, peas and onions with tomatoes and mustard seeds -- Smoky black bean stew))
  • pt. II. Food storage and preservation how-to. Pleasures -- 6. The mechanics of food storage (Buckets -- Grain basics -- Storing water -- Capturing water from the sky or ground) -- Recipes (Posole verde -- Creamy quinoa and butternut squash -- Golden coconut rice -- Tex-Mex millet) -- Oops) -- 7. Energy-conscious food preservation (The food preserver's year) -- Recipes (Pickled jalapenos (or other hot peppers) -- Happy tummy tea -- Pumpkin leather -- Homemade yogut -- Beets with tahini sauce) -- Winter feast) -- 8. Root cellaring and season extension (Season extension -- Making the most out of your garden mistakes -- Root cellaring) -- Recipes (Stuffed cabbage with dried fruits, mushrooms and wild rice -- Mashed potatoes with garlic and olive oil -- Balsamic glazed onions -- Root vegetables massaman curry) -- The easy way out) -- 9. Dehydration (The basics -- Dehydrating meat -- Dehydrating with, or without, the sun -- Dehydrated foods : our favorites) -- Recipes (Peanut butter-banana rolls -- Salmon jerky -- Dehydrated sweet corn -- Soybean succotash -- Dehydrated apple granola bars)) -- 10. Canning (Water bath canning -- Pressure canning -- Making good use of canning) -- Recipes (Crunchy chicken's raspberry-white chocolate jam with coffee liqueur -- Vanilla-amaretto strawberry jam -- Salsa verde -- Bestest everything pickles -- Apple cider syrup -- Canned meat broth -- The best beef stew) -- Old ways and enw) -- 11. Fermentation (Fermentation in general -- Lactofermentation in particular -- Salting -- Preservation in oil and alcohol) -- Recipes : fermentation (Homemade kimchi -- Kimchi tofu soup -- Wine sauerkraut -- Japanese-style rice-fermented greens) -- Recipes : salting (Preserved lemons -- Salt pork) -- Recipes : preservation in oil (Grilled vegetables in oil) -- Recipes : alcohol (Grandpa Orlov's vodka) -- The barn in winter) -- 12. Replenishing stores : gardening, seed saving, raising animals (Ten mistaken assumptions about growing food and keeping livestock -- Seeds -- Storing seeds -- Recipes (Thai salad -- Bamboo shoot soup) -- Human hands)
  • 13. Puting tools in perspective (What you need, what you don't -- How to cook when the power's out -- Recipes (Corn tortillas (with or without a tortilla press) -- Chili in a solar oven -- Dutch oven biscuits over an open fire) -- Seeking health) -- 14. Medicines, health care and special diets (Special diets -- First aid kits and medications -- Medical care when you can't call the pros -- Prescription medications and supplies) -- Recipes (Garlicky oatmeal soup -- Baked apples with dried cranberries) -- Stuff) -- 15. Now what? : making space and managing food storage (The chatelaine -- Wait, aren't I done yet? : allocating resources -- Minimizing waste) -- Recipes (Perfect white bean and whatever soup -- A northerner's attempt at hoppin' John) -- The water fountain) -- 16. Creating and using community resources (But won't someone just take my food away from me? -- Talking to others about food storage -- Building and sustaining local safety nets -- Community food security centers) -- Recipes (Open house roasted vegetables -- Almond mushroom wild rice -- Gingerbread for a crowd) -- Just no) -- 17. Building it all together : living independently in a better world (The battle cry -- OK? Now what?) -- Resources (General food storage and preservation books and Internet resources -- Food storage information -- Tools for food preservation and sustainable living -- Dehydration -- Canning -- Fermentation -- Root cellaring and season extension -- Living and eating frugally -- Best cookbooks)
Control code
ocn318877091
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780865716520
Lccn
2009675180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)318877091
Label
Independence days : a guide to sustainable food storage & preservation, Sharon Astyk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : the welcome pantry and the welcome table -- pt. I. Independence Days. 1. Nine meals from anarchy and the Theory of Anyway (Real independence days -- Preservation : wherever you live -- The Theory of Anyway, peach jam and why we do too have time for this -- Sleeping Beauty and why you should prepare for hard times (even if it seems much nicer not to) -- Depression cuisine) -- Depression recipes (Sunshine strawberries and cherry preserves -- Scalloped corn) -- Challenges) -- 2. Local eating, pantry eating (Making the best use of what we already have to end hunger -- Clean plate club : food waste and its relationship to food storage and preservation -- What can food storage and preservation do?) -- Recipes (Salmon cakes with chipotle mayonnaise) -- Wealth) -- 3. How much food should you store? (Project one : getting started -- Getting your household onboard with food storage -- What does a three month supply of food look like? -- Baby steps -- Dry goods : how to sort out what to buy locally and what not to worry about -- Storing vs. hoarding : the ethics of food storage) -- Recipes (Black bean dip -- Very basic wheat bread) -- Ready or not) -- 4. Food storage on the cheap : how food storage and preservation can help you keep eating when times get tough (Five dollars a month food storage for emergencies and/or inflation for people who think they cannot afford food storage -- More ways to build up stores inexpensively -- Getting the tools for storing and preserving on the cheap) -- Recipes (Pancake syrup -- Pumpkin pancakes -- Homemade cream of mushroom soup base -- Creamy greens casserole) -- Recipe dreaming) -- 5. Eating from food storage, every day (How to get the actual people in you house to eat the food -- The joys of food storage and preservation) -- Recipes (Hearty hearth corn muffins -- Potatoes, peas and onions with tomatoes and mustard seeds -- Smoky black bean stew))
  • pt. II. Food storage and preservation how-to. Pleasures -- 6. The mechanics of food storage (Buckets -- Grain basics -- Storing water -- Capturing water from the sky or ground) -- Recipes (Posole verde -- Creamy quinoa and butternut squash -- Golden coconut rice -- Tex-Mex millet) -- Oops) -- 7. Energy-conscious food preservation (The food preserver's year) -- Recipes (Pickled jalapenos (or other hot peppers) -- Happy tummy tea -- Pumpkin leather -- Homemade yogut -- Beets with tahini sauce) -- Winter feast) -- 8. Root cellaring and season extension (Season extension -- Making the most out of your garden mistakes -- Root cellaring) -- Recipes (Stuffed cabbage with dried fruits, mushrooms and wild rice -- Mashed potatoes with garlic and olive oil -- Balsamic glazed onions -- Root vegetables massaman curry) -- The easy way out) -- 9. Dehydration (The basics -- Dehydrating meat -- Dehydrating with, or without, the sun -- Dehydrated foods : our favorites) -- Recipes (Peanut butter-banana rolls -- Salmon jerky -- Dehydrated sweet corn -- Soybean succotash -- Dehydrated apple granola bars)) -- 10. Canning (Water bath canning -- Pressure canning -- Making good use of canning) -- Recipes (Crunchy chicken's raspberry-white chocolate jam with coffee liqueur -- Vanilla-amaretto strawberry jam -- Salsa verde -- Bestest everything pickles -- Apple cider syrup -- Canned meat broth -- The best beef stew) -- Old ways and enw) -- 11. Fermentation (Fermentation in general -- Lactofermentation in particular -- Salting -- Preservation in oil and alcohol) -- Recipes : fermentation (Homemade kimchi -- Kimchi tofu soup -- Wine sauerkraut -- Japanese-style rice-fermented greens) -- Recipes : salting (Preserved lemons -- Salt pork) -- Recipes : preservation in oil (Grilled vegetables in oil) -- Recipes : alcohol (Grandpa Orlov's vodka) -- The barn in winter) -- 12. Replenishing stores : gardening, seed saving, raising animals (Ten mistaken assumptions about growing food and keeping livestock -- Seeds -- Storing seeds -- Recipes (Thai salad -- Bamboo shoot soup) -- Human hands)
  • 13. Puting tools in perspective (What you need, what you don't -- How to cook when the power's out -- Recipes (Corn tortillas (with or without a tortilla press) -- Chili in a solar oven -- Dutch oven biscuits over an open fire) -- Seeking health) -- 14. Medicines, health care and special diets (Special diets -- First aid kits and medications -- Medical care when you can't call the pros -- Prescription medications and supplies) -- Recipes (Garlicky oatmeal soup -- Baked apples with dried cranberries) -- Stuff) -- 15. Now what? : making space and managing food storage (The chatelaine -- Wait, aren't I done yet? : allocating resources -- Minimizing waste) -- Recipes (Perfect white bean and whatever soup -- A northerner's attempt at hoppin' John) -- The water fountain) -- 16. Creating and using community resources (But won't someone just take my food away from me? -- Talking to others about food storage -- Building and sustaining local safety nets -- Community food security centers) -- Recipes (Open house roasted vegetables -- Almond mushroom wild rice -- Gingerbread for a crowd) -- Just no) -- 17. Building it all together : living independently in a better world (The battle cry -- OK? Now what?) -- Resources (General food storage and preservation books and Internet resources -- Food storage information -- Tools for food preservation and sustainable living -- Dehydration -- Canning -- Fermentation -- Root cellaring and season extension -- Living and eating frugally -- Best cookbooks)
Control code
ocn318877091
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780865716520
Lccn
2009675180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)318877091

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