Canning food is a great way to eat healthier and save money on your grocery budget. However, if you have never canned before, it can be a very overwhelming task. Here are a few supplies you will need to start canning. Read more.
If you are new to canning, many recipes can overwhelm you a little. With words like –high pressure canning, pickling salt, the right amount of spices, hot water brine—all of these seem a little daunting. So what recipe is a great place to start when canning? Making salsa from scratch for canning is a wonderful place for new canners to start. Read more.
If you do quite a bit of canning, the supplies-especially the jars, can get pretty expensive. Here are some places that you can shop for those lovely canning supplies that will help you save money on canning jars. Read more.
Having been raised in rural Alabama, I must confess, I'm a bit domesticated. Growing up on my Grandmother's farm, I spent many a summer shelling peas and canning them in her kitchen. As I got older, we moved away from near my Grandmother, and my canning days were ended.
About 20 years ago, I got the wild idea to try home canning again, after finding a pressure canner in a catalog. I bought two and I have been canning ever since. Every year at Christmas my husband and I can about 75 quarts of pasta sauce and give them out as gifts. All of my friends and family look forward to it. I love to can and have been collecting canning recipes for years. Read more.