If you're contemplating preserving the season's brightest, best and most flavorful fruits and vegetables, you won't want to miss the ``Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving,'' edited by Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine (Robert Rose Inc.; $19.95). It's filled with more than 400 recipes designed to appeal to both beginner and sophisticated pro. Among the creations are jams, jellies, salsas Salsas is a Portuguese parish in the district of Bragança. The population in 2001 is 424, its density is 16.5/km² and the area is 25.76 km². , sauces, spreads, pickles, chutney chut·ney
A pungent relish made of fruits, spices, and herbs.
[Hindi can , relishes and much more. The book includes an explanation of the food preservation process along with instructions for canning safely, tips, equipment and utensil info, a glossary and trouble-shooting canning problems. For beginners there are five easy-to-make items -- Strawberry Jam, Mint Jelly, Simple Salsa, Traditional Corn Relish and Pick-A-Vegetable Dill Pickles. Among other delicious sounding recipes are Balsamic balsamic (bäl·sämˑ·ik),
n a substance that can soften and reduce mucus. Red Pepper Jelly, Brandied Apricot Preserves, Thai Hot and Sweet Dipping Sauce, Bruschetta bruschetta
an Italian open sandwich of toasted bread topped with olive oil and tomatoes, olives, etc [Italian] in a Jar, Tamarind tamarind (tăm`ərĭnd), tropical ornamental evergreen tree (Tamarindus indica) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), native to Africa and probably to Asia, but now widely grown in the tropics. Chutney, Orange Chili Marmalade, Chicken Wing Sauce, Danish Cherry Sauce and more.
-- Natalie Haughton
CHOCOLATE MOCHA Mocha (mō`kə), town (1990 est. pop. 2,000), S Yemen, a port on the Red Sea. It was noted for the export of the coffee to which it gave its name but declined as a trading port in the late 19th cent. with the rise of Hodeida and Aden. FREDDO DEBUTS
Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. just introduced a new Scharffen Berger Chocolate Mocha Freddo drink. Freshly brewed coffee is combined with cocoa then blended with ice and topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings. It's available in 16- and 24-ounce sizes, priced at $3.95 and $4.35 respectively.
For info, visit www.peets.com, or call (800) 999-2132.
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