How to Preserve Food Without Refrigeration

It is possible to preserve food without refrigeration by canning, drying or using a root cellar.

HOW TO CAN STEP BY STEP: [5] Pack food into jars or cans, leaving proper head space. Add liquid as called for in recipe. [6] Release air bubbles by running knife or spatula around inside of container. [7] Wipe top of jar and threads free of all pulp, seeds, grease, etc. [8] Place scalded lid on jar or can. Seal tin cans and tighten self-sealing jar tops as firmly as possible by hand. Do not use a wrench. Tighten screw-on caps firmly and back off one-quarter turn.