Canning Pumpkin and Other Winter Squash
How to safely can pumpkin and other winter squash.
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.
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.
Alkaline and Acidic Foods
Why alkaline and acidic foods require different canning methods
Boiling Water Bath Canning: A Step-By-Step Guide
How to Process Food in a Boiling Water Bath
Making and Preserving Soup Stocks
How to make and freeze or can soup stocks
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