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How to Seal Canning Jars

Sealing canning jars is an important step in storing food for long term use. You will learn how to create a good seal on your canning jars to safely preserve food for long term storage.

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How Long Should I Boil Jars to Sterilize?

One of the first and most important steps to follow is proper sterilization of canning jars. How long should I boil jars to make sure they are sterilized?

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Pressure Canning Altitude Chart

Canning techniques rely on proper boiling temperatures and times, and a pressure canner altitude chart is a valuable tool in determining how long to process food in order to preserve and store it safely.

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How to Sterilize Canning Jars in the Oven

The first step in canning food for long term use is to sterilize canning jars in the oven.

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When to Use a Pressure Cooker vs Water Bath Canning

Growing up, my parents had a large garden and every summer and fall they spent a lot of time canning vegetables and fruits, as well as making jams and pickles. All winter long, we would have spaghetti

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Understanding Canning Lids

One of the most important factors to consider when preserving food is the jars themselves, and specifically the canning lids you use to keep them sealed shut. The entire purpose of this style of cooking

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Pressure Can Meals In A Jar

There’s nothing quite like the convenience of having a meal ready and waiting when you don’t feel like cooking, but the quality of ready-made meals on supermarket shelves leave much to be desired. Pressure

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The Guide To Water Bath Canning

For many home chefs, the process of canning and preserving their own food is the secret to how they get such delicious tastes. The most traditional way of canning food is using the pressurized method

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Five Fast And Easy Recipes To Make In Pressure Cooker

If you happen to have a pressure cooker at home because a friend got it for you as a gift, then perhaps you should give it a go instead of having it gather dust in your kitchen closet. In fact, it would

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The Differences Between A Pressure Cooker And A Pressure Canner

Many people don’t realize just how much work goes into canning foods. If you are going to put something in a can, you will have to expose it to high enough temperatures for long enough to be sure

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