The Joy of Pickling, 3rd Edition

300 Flavor-Packed Recipes for All Kinds of Produce from Garden Or Market

The Joy of Pickling, 3rd Edition

Whether you're making a pint of sauerkraut or a peck of pickled peppers, the Joy of Pickling provides all the tools for pickling success! Putting up pickles is a time-honored technique for stretching the harvest and getting the most out of fresh produce. But pickling isn't just about preserving - it's a way of creating mouthwatering condiments and side dishes that add interest and variety to the table. Making these salty, sour, sweet, and tangy tidbits isn't hard - as long as you have this comprehensive volume to guide you. This new edition includes 50 new recipes, techniques for preventing yeast and mold growths on fermented pickles, as well as information on the science of pickling. Among the tempting treats you'll find inside: Lower East Side Full-Sour Dills, Cabbage and Radish Kimchi, Pickled Whole Watermelons, Quick Pickled Baby Corn, Cranberry Ketchup, Pickled Whole Cabbages, and much, much more.

The Complete Book on Ginger Cultivation and Manufacture of Value Added Ginger Products (Ginger Storage, Ginger Oil, Ginger Powder, Ginger Paste, Ginger Beer, Instant Ginger Powder Drink and Dry Ginger from Green Ginger)

The Complete Book on Ginger Cultivation and Manufacture of Value Added Ginger Products (Ginger Storage, Ginger Oil, Ginger Powder, Ginger Paste, Ginger Beer, Instant Ginger Powder Drink and Dry Ginger from Green Ginger)

Ginger is the common name for Zingiber officinale, which was originally cultivated in China and now equally spread around the world. Ginger is a herb but is often known as a spice, with a strong distinct flavor that can increase the production of saliva. The part that is used as spice on the plant itself is the rhizomes or ginger root. This ginger root is traditionally used with sweet foods in Western cuisine being included in popular recipes such as ginger ale, gingerbread, ginger biscuits and ginger cake. It is also used in many countries as a medicinal ingredient which many believe in. Historically, ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. In herbal medicine, ginger is regarded as an excellent carminative and intestinal spasmolytic. Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects. India is the leading producer of ginger oil and dominates the ginger oil market with almost half shares out of total market. China is also known for ginger production and trade of ginger oil. Asia Pacific mainly exports ginger oil to North America and European markets. Increasing number of health conscious consumers, and their demands for natural oils and extracts based products is the major factor driving growth for essential oils and in turn ginger oil market. Ginger is majorly used in spices and thus ginger oils and oleoresins are preferred to prepared dried spices as flavoring in food industry, because they are more stable, contamination free, cleaner and can be easily standardized by blending. Thus the growth of food industry and spices demand are another factors driving growth of ginger oil market. The growth of natural personal care products industry is another growth driver for ginger oil market. The major content of the book are Ginger Cultivation, Farm and Forestry Production for Ginger, Diseases & Pest Management in Ginger, Medicinal Values of Ginger, Active Ingredients of Ginger, Pharmacological Activity of Ginger, Ginger Storage, Ginger Processing, Ginger Oleoresin, Ginger Oil, Ginger Beer, Ginger Powder, Ginger Paste, Instant Ginger Powder Drink, Ginger Candy, Dry Ginger from Green Ginger, Extraction of Ginger Oleoresin from Ginger-Root Using Co2,Production of Ginger Rhizome by Shoot-Tip Culture, Extraction of Essential Oils from Ginger Rhizome Using Steam Distillation Method, Packaging and Labelling BIS Specifications, Good Manufacturing Practices, Sample Plant Layouts, Photoraphs of Machinery with Suppliers Contact Details. This book will be a mile stone for its readers who are new to this sector, will also find useful for professionals, entrepreneurs, those studying and researching in this important area.

Smoke & Spice

Cooking with Smoke, the Real Way to Barbecue

Smoke & Spice

Presents more than four hundred regional recipes for cooking on a charcoal grill, water smoker, or wood-burning pit, including sauces, rubs, marinades, appetizers, side dishes, desserts, and drinks, with tips on cooking techniques.

Ginger

Common Spice and Wonder Drug

Ginger

For thousands of years ginger has been one of the world's most favored spices and a major ingredient in Oriental remedies. Yet, ginger's precious healing values are still virtually unknown and ignored in the modern world. This book proposes that your spice cabinet contains a healing substance that is beyond the therapeutic scope of any modern drug; a substance with the potential to save billions of dollars and countless lives. Author Paul Schulick calls ginger "the universal medicine." His book surveys the ancient claims of ginger's effective health usage as these are verified by international medical research. Supported by hundreds of scientific studies, this book leads the reader to discover the extraordinary personal and social benefits of using ginger. Among the medicinal uses of ginger that the author discusses are: *daily energy tonic *cardiovascular protection *anti-ulcer remedy *arthritis treatment *digestive aid *natural therapy for colds and headache *relief of menstrual discomfort, nausea and parasites.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books, 3rd Edition

The Inside Story on Publishing Kids’ Books—from Beginning to End!

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books, 3rd Edition

'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to French Phrases, 3rd Edition

Close the Communication Gap En Français

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to French Phrases, 3rd Edition

Beyond Bonjour and Adieu! This third edition of The Pocket Idiot's GuideTM to French Phrases includes updated information on technology and transportation, shopping, dining, and dealing with emergencies, as well as a brand-new business travel section. Whether they're preparing for a vacation or a business trip, this must-have guide provides readers with all the phrases needed to communicate with native French speakers - and even sound like one. ? According to the World Tourism Organization, France is the world's top tourist destination ? As a foreign language, French is the second most frequently taught language in the world after English ? Beginning-level foreign language Complete Idiot's Guides® have been among the series' most consistently successful performers