Book Description: "Takes the pressure off cooks who don't have the time... but still want to savor the season's bounty." -- Chicago Tribune Few people have time for large preserving marathons that can take all day or more. The recipes in this book allow you to put up a few jars quickly and easily of whatever is fresh and available, with a minimum of time and fuss. Inside The Complete Book of Year-Round Small-Batch Preserving are recipes for delicious jams, jellies and marmalades with mouth-watering names like Sour Cherry Gooseberry Jam, Cherry Orange Freezer Jam, Microwave Winter Pear Lemon Jelly, Blueberry Freezer Jam with Cointreau, Mango Marmalade Amaretto Jam and Raspberry and Blueberry Jam. But there's much more than just sweet spreads here. You'll find wonderful butters (Cranberry Maple Butter), unusual pickles (fire-roasted Sweet Red Peppers), piquant sauces (Asian Whiskey Sauce), sassy salsas (Peach Mint Salsa), and choice chutneys (Hellfire Chutney). There is also a dazzling array of curds, conserves, relishes, dips, pestos, specialty vinegars and oils and sweet low-sugar spreads. Recipes for microwave and freezer jams, and recipes kids will enjoy making round out this must-have addition to your cookbook shelf.