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Canning 101: Altitude Adjustment


My canning friends, sometimes we have to look at our situations and say to ourselves, “I need an altitude adjustment.” It’s all science, like so much of canning is.  At sea level, and up to 1000 feet above sea level, water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit. However, once you getRead the Rest…

Canning 101: Pressure Canning


A few words about pressure canning. First of all, you are NOT going to blow yourself up.  Let’s put this thought to rest right now!  My first attempt at pressure canning took place after I’d sent the girls off to school one day,  just in case, things began exploding. IRead the Rest…

Canning 101: Water Bath Canning

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Water bath canning is a great way to start for beginners.  There is no scary equipment, the start-up cost is minimal and there is less margin for error. Water bath canning is a safe method for preserving high-acid foods.   Some examples of foods that can be canned in aRead the Rest…