There’s so many questions you may have when getting started canning. This post answers the most frequently answered questions with science-based answers, step by step instructions, and free resources to get you started canning with confidence. Read on to get all your canning questions answered!
Do you need to sterilize your jars first when canning? This post explains how sterilizing canning jars can be a huge waste of time and why. Read on to find out when you need to spend time sterilizing canning jars!
Do you have to simmer your canning lids? This post will explain whether or not you have to simmer your canning lids before putting them on your canning jars. Read on to get the scoop and I promise you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the answer!
Many canning recipes call for pickling salt, and curious canners want to know: Do you need to use pickling salt? I’ll explain what pickling salt is, when you should use it, when it is okay to skip, and you’ll want to dive into canning immediately because salt is salt, Wildflowers.
This post will explain whether or not you can use an instant pot for canning, and why, using scientific information you can trust from the USDA. This is one of the most frequently asked canning questions! Read on for the scoop on using an instant pot for canning.
This post will explain oven canning, and whether or not it’s a safe choice. I know, people do it but that doesn’t mean you necessarily should. Read on for the scoop on oven canning!
What Happens if You Forget the Lemon Juice? In many canning recipes, it is required that you add an acidifying ingredient like bottled lemon juice, citric acid, or vinegar. What happens if you forget? Well, I did once and show you in the post what happens. Spoiler alert: it ain’t pretty.
One of the biggest reasons that only about 20% of the population in the US cans (puts food into jars) is concerns over safety. In this post, I aim to explain why if you follow the rules (the way you might observe the speed limit and wear a seat belt) canning is absolutely safe.
Have a beginning canner you are shopping for? Want to get the best canning supplies for the beginning canner in your life? This post will share exactly the Best Home Canning Equipment For A Beginner, even if they are just canning curious and want to to start canning, or if they have canned a few times before. Read on for the complete list of canning supplies for a beginner!
If you have wondered about canning, thought maybe you’d like to try it out, but didn’t know how to start, this post, and Free Canning Basics Course is for you.
This post will share the best, most versatile canning jars for a new or experienced canner, that will double as food and drink containers in your home, and will help simplify your pantry and your canning process. Read on for the best canning jars (you’ll be surprised at how short this list is)!
Ready to start canning, but want a fast recipe? Here’s my favorite, and fastest, recipe.
Raspberry jam is one of the fastest preserves a person could make. Canning has a terribl reputation as being time-consuming- this recipe proves that canning can be quick, easy, and is a simple extension of the cooking process. Raspberry jam is a delight to give as gifts, easy to pick at U-pick farms, and delicious preserved in mason jars.
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