How to Preserve Food Without Refrigeration

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

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HOW TO CAN STEP BY STEP: [9] Process containers in hot water bath or pressure cooker. Follow instructions of manufacturer. [10] Remove containers after processing required length of time. Set jars upright on folded towels. [11] Immediately tighten screw-on caps final quarter-turn. Other closures should already be tight. [12] Cool containers for 12 hours. Remove bands from self-sealing caps. Test seal by pressing cap. If top stays down, seal is good. Store.
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