"While the book's emphasis is clearly on the preserving, this complement of recipes is very welcome. The point of preserves is to be used and enjoyed after all, and the recipes here are creative and appealing to the palate. The recipes also feel accessible; our grandmothers may have put up hundreds of jars of tomatoes, but today's preserving aficionados know that it doesn't have to be such an ordeal. One jar of marmalade, two jars of chutney - preserving can be creative and delicious. Overall, this is a delicious book, full of things that we would love to make and try."
(Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn)
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About the Author
Rick Field rekindled a family tradition of pickle-making in the kitchen of his Brooklyn apartment in the mid-90's. Seven years later, he left a career in television to start Rick's Picks, a pickle company that uses locally-sourced, seasonal produce. Today his unique, award-winning pickles can be found in stores from coast to coast and at farmers' markets in the New York City area.
Rebecca Courchesne worked in the kitchens of Alice Waters' Cafe Fanny and Oliveto before moving to Frog Hollow Farm in 1995. Five years later, inspired by the abundance of fruit surrounding her, she launched a line of now-famous organic conserves, marmalades, jellies, and chutneys—all made with fruit grown in her own backyard.