How to Home Can: Raw-Packing vs. Hot-Packing

Not all food packing methods are created equal. The USDA explains why when it comes to canning, most foods like it hot.

Canned Foods
When canning at home, food can be packed in jars using raw-packing or hot-packing. Hot-packing preserves foods' color and shape better, while raw-packing usually is quicker and easier. 
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