am 17. Januar 1999
We're fortunate to have bought a property with a well designed root cellar already in place. Until I read this book, I had no idea how a root cellar 'worked'. This book suggests what foods are best for root cellaring, how long to expect to store them, and what temperatures should be maintained. Had I not read this book I would have wasted time and enery, and lost the nutrients in some foods by canning them rather than root cellaring them. A city dweller friend of mine borrowed my book and has decided to buy it. There are variety of good root cellar plans complete with illustrations and drawings for nearly any situation.
am 20. Januar 1999
This book has many tremendous, no nonsense, inexpensive, simple, low-tech, and energy saving ways to keep our harvests fresh.
It has reminded me of some simple techniques I'd forgotten, and taught me several new ones. I highly recommend it for those interested in what Y2K might present.