Canning Instructions and Tips

Canning Instructions and Tips

Learn the complete process for home canning. From water bath processing to pressure canning, discover ways you can bring the freshness of the garden to your table all year long.

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  • Canning - Satisfaction Guaranteed

    Act 2 - Scene 5 Gleaming, colorful, luscious looking jars of fruit and vegetables line the shelv... 
  • Testing Your Canner

    There are two basic canning methods - water bath canning and pressure canning. Before starting the canning season, ... 
  • Waterbath vs. Pressure Canning

    The USDA has identified two methods for canning proven safe for ridding food product of enzymes, molds, yeasts and... 
  • Elusive Canning Supplies

    Are you tired of combing the nearby shopping malls and department stores looking for those elusive canning supp... 
  • Handiest Canning Tools

    Both beginner and "well seasoned" canners may want to consider a few handy too... 
  • Canning Fruits and Juices

    It's time to can peaches, cherries, apples and more for luscious winter eating or pie baking. Th... 
  • Canning - Spend Less Time this Time

      It takes how long?
  • Prep for Preserving

    While planting your garden this year, think of what you will do with the left over produce. Will you preserve it? Make sure to check over your canning equipment prior to harvest so you aren't scrambling when the time is right!
  • Home Canning Made Easy

    by Joanne C... 
  • Garden Fresh Goodies

    What would summer be without all of the garden "goodies" and treats - tomatoes, green and red peppers, fresh lettuce, cu... 
  • Fresh Jam in the Morning

    My favorite is blackberry jam, but I also like to bite into a warm piece of toast with strawberry preserves. My tongu... 
  • Jammin' with Strawberries

    Make delicious homemade strawberry jam any time of year.
  • How to make jams or jellies

    All jam recipes call for pectin as an ingredient. Jams must be made with pectin, because without it your jam won't s... 
  • Be A Jammer

    by Marianne Kunneman Fear of flying is quite understandable, but fear of making jam is purely incomprehensibl... 
  • Clever Containers

    Will you be sharing your jam with others, or giving holiday gifts? Here are some ways to make your homemade preserves even more tempting....
  • Garden Gifts

    By Joanne Callahan Now that summer is here and the warm weather has inspired our plants and trees to "go fort... 
  • Pickle Hints

      Basic information:
  • Pickle It!

    Tips for preserving and pickling your bountiful cucumber crop!
  • We're in a Pickle

    It's a jungle out there! Yes, every time you enter the garden - vines, vines and more vines entangle your feet. Tryin... 
  • Smaller Batches

      Want to add just a touch of differen... 
  • Canning Made Easy

    It takes how long!? For the beginner canner, the issue of time becomes the major stumbling block. Who w... 
  • Canning

    Canning is by far the most common method of preserving foods for long-term storage. Preservation occurs by heat, whic... 
  • Canning - Can You Do It?

    To can or not to can. That is always the question. When your garden flourishes with abundant produce, what s... 
  • Reusable Canning Lids Instructions

    How to use your reusable Tattler canning lids.