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Canning techniques, recipes and tips
  1. Can Soup (5)
  2. Can Tomatoes (4)
  3. Canning Fruit (27)
  4. How to Can Vegetables (4)
  5. Recipes (42)

Canning Pumpkin and Other Winter Squash
How to safely can pumpkin and other winter squash.

Canning
Canning, or jarring is one of the most popular food preservation methods, and it has the advantage of letting you store food at room temperature for many months. Here's what you need to know to successfully and safely can food at home.

Home Canning Basics
The essential pieces of information you need to know in order to safely can food at home.

From Napoleon to Mason Jars - The Brief History of Canning Food
Sealing food in cans or jars to preserve it is a relatively recent method of food preservation. Here is the brief history of how modern canning methods came to be.

Removing the Risk of Botulism from Canning - What You Need to Know
Many people don't try canning their own food because they are afraid of botulism. Here's what you need to know about that bacterium and how to make absolutely sure your food is safe from it.

Canning Soup
How to pressure can homemade soups

Boiling Water Bath vs. Pressure Canning
Knowing the difference between boiling water bath and pressure canner food preservation is essential for safe canning.

How to Invent Safe Food Preservation Recipes
Inventing your own pickle, jelly, chutney or sauce recipe is one of the joys of food preservation. But how do you know if your recipe safely preserves the food? Here's how to tell when you can improvise vs. when you need to stick to the rules.

High Altitude Canning
If you live at a higher than 1000 feet altitude, you need to use different canning times and pressures. Here's how to adjust recipes for safe canning if you live at a high altitude.

How to Can Asparagus
How to preserve asparagus by canning it at home.

How to Use a Pressure Canner as a Boiling Water Bath
How to use a pressure canner as a boiling water bath

How and When to Sterilize Canning Jars
Sometimes you need to sterilize canning jars, sometimes you don't. Here's how to know if you do, and how to do it.

How to Sterilize Canning Jars
How to sterilize canning jars

Canned Grape Leaves
How to can grape leaves

How to Can Tomatoes
How to safely can tomatoes at home.

Pressure Canning: A Step-By-Step Guide
A step-by-step guide through the process of pressure canning

Preparing Jars for Canning and Boiling Water Processing
Clear basic instructions for preparing, filling, and processing canning jars in a boiling water bath.

Boiling Water Bath Canning: A Step-By-Step Guide
How to Process Food in a Boiling Water Bath

Alkaline and Acidic Foods
Why alkaline and acidic foods require different canning methods

Making and Preserving Soup Stocks
How to make and freeze or can soup stocks

Canning Blueberries Without Sugar

How to Can Pears
Pears can beautifully, keeping good texture and flavor. Although traditionally they are canned in sugar syrup, it is entirely possible to can pears with no added sugar. Here are the best ways to can pears.

Chicken Bone Soup Stock Recipe
After you've enjoyed a roasted chicken dinner, don't throw out the bones! Turn them into a delicious stock that you can use to make soups and sauces.

The Best Way to Can Peaches
Peaches are the quintessential canning fruit for good reason: They make it through the canning process with more of their color, flavor and texture intact than other fruits do. Here is how to can them for the best results.

Common Canning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
How to avoid common canning mistakes

Canning Times for Soups and Soup Stocks
Pressure canning times for soups and soup stocks.

Pressure Canning Times for Vegetables
How to Can Vegetables

How to Can Meat - Pressure Canning Meat
How to can meat so that you can store the sealed jars at room temperature: no worries about freezer space or if the power goes out.

How to Can Chicken and Other Poultry
How to can poultry

How to Can Rabbit
How to pressure can rabbit meat so that you can safely store it in sealed jars at room temperature.

How to Can Fish and Shellfish
How to pressure can fish and shellfish so that you can safely store it in sealed jars at room temperature.

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