Category Archive: Canning

Aug 29

Canning Lids Have Changed

We have all been canning for years and part of that process has always been to simmer the lids. This was for two purposes, one was to sterilize them and the other was to soften the rubber around them so a good seal could be achieved when the lid was put on the jar. Now …

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Aug 28

Interesting Facts About Pectin

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As summer comes to an end we will all be canning and jamming to save the harvest of what ever is left before the frost gets it. Since we will be using pectin, this article is coming at a good time. Learn all about pectin, how it works and what happened when it doesn’t. Old …

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Aug 13

How To Can Jam Without Pectin

In this article you will learn how to can jam without using pectin. You can make jam with low pectin fruit by adding lemon juice and sugar or you can make homemade pectin with apples. There are also recipes for spiced peach jam and pink grapefruit raspberry jam. Preparedness Mama helps you to can jam …

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Aug 10

Transform Green Tomatoes Into Raspberry Jam

This is a really great way to make use of your green tomatoes. We are all scrambling to save the tomatoes before the frost can get them. If I have a lot I put them in my biggest Tupperware bowl without the lid and they ripen slowly and I just pick through them every couple …

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Aug 06

How To Dry Can Meats

Learn how to can your meats using the dry-canning method which leaves the meat tasting like meat. Some meat canning recipes that call for liquids leave the meats kids of tasteless because the liquid boils out the flavor in the canning process. Poverty Prepping shows how to dry can beef, pork,venison, chicken, turkey and fish …

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Aug 04

12 Tomato Canning Recipes

This is a great round-up of tomato canning recipes for anyone that has a lot of tomatoes to put up. You can learn how to preserve a bushel in one day, make some salsa, jam or chutney. There are even recipes for ketchup and one for green tomato preserves. So many ways to can your …

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