Home Canning for Beginners: How to Can Your Food Year-Round

Save money by learning how to can food at home throughout the year, including tips for choosing jars, hot pack versus cold pack, pressure canning, and boiling water bath canning.



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Before you start the actual canning process, think jars!
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Pack the food you're canning into hot, sterilized jars before placing them in the boiling water bath.
SUSANNA PASHKO
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The boiling water bath is the best method of canning low-acid foods, such as fruit.
DENNIS BARNES
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Remember, this food is for you; there are no laws about what you can or cannot mix together.
DENNIS BARNES

















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