Home Canning Recipes Blog and Updates.


Learn about home canning Vegetables, Meats, Fruits, Jam or Jelly, Marmalade, pickles and more. Canning Safety,canning recipes and how to cook on a budget with home canned foods.

The links below lead to new pages of content that are added to this site as I add them. And all updates to pages as they are made.

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Presto Pressure Canner: A Common First-Time Canner Purchase

Presto Pressure Canners have been around for decades. Watch this video review of the canner, in use, and hear SimplyCanning.com's list of pros and cons!

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Apple Butter Recipe in Quarts?

You’re making an apple butter recipe. What sized jar (quarts, pints...) should you use for canning? SimplyCanning.com answers this question.

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Why are My Jars Popping After Canning?

You’ve just finished canning a batch of food. As you remove the jars from the canner, the lids start popping! What do you do?

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Pressure Canning a Partial Load

Does a pressure canner have to be full of jars? Learn about pressure canning a partial load in this Canning Chat!

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Pressure Canners: Brands, Features, and How They Work!

Pressure canners can be intimidating for some or downright scary! Lose the fear and educate yourself on the different brands available, safety features, and how they work with the help of SimplyCanning.com

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Pressure Canners: Which Brand is Best and Why?

Pressure canners are discussed and compared in this video by SimplyCanning.com. Learn about the different styles and features of each brand to make an informed choice on which is right for you!

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All American Canner: Why is My Canner Leaking Steam?

Suddenly notice your All American Canner is leaking steam around the lid? This is a common problem. Get ideas for what you can do about it at SimplyCanning.com

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Canning Safety Overkill - Is There Really Such a Thing?

Canning safety overkill is a concept that doesn’t make much sense. Food can be spoiled even without mold. Botulism is the #1 worry for improperly canned food. SimplyCanning.com goes into more detail.

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Misunderstandings in Canning: A Microbiologist’s Advice

Misunderstandings in canning usually come from the older methods and practices of past generations. The truth is we know more now about bacteria and safety. SimplyCanning.com explains the science!

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Food Grade Storage Containers: What is Safe Food Storage?

Learn about using food grade storage containers for safe, long-term food storage.

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How Tight Should Your Canning Lids Be?

Ever wondered how tight you should screw on that canning lid? Learn the answer in today’s Canning Chat about tightening the rings.

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Canning Chicken: It's Great for Homemade Soup or Casserole Recipes

Here's everything you need to know about canning chicken in a pressure canner.

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Emergency Food Supply

What if you needed an emergency food supply? Learn how to develop both a long-term and short-term food supply.

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Home canning recipes and food preservation tips and tutorials.

Home Canning recipes, Preserving, Tomatoes, Meat, Vegetables, Fruits, Jam or Jelly.

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What is Botulism? A Canning Risk Easily Avoided. SimplyCanning.com

Botulism is food poisoning caused by improper processing and handling. Thankfully, it’s very easy to avoid it with some common sense and best practices.

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Home Canning, To Boil or Not to Boil: Serving Home Canned Foods Safely

Home canning and boiling your food to death. Boiling low-acid foods prior to eating them - not during the processing. Let's clear a few things up.

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Liquid Loss in Home Canning: How Much is TOO Much?

Liquid loss in home canning is common. It happens to us all on occasion. What could be considered extreme? SimplyCanning.com answers common newbie questions about liquid loss and safety.

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Canning Mistakes: What Should You Do?

Canning mistakes happen to everyone sometimes, but how do you know when it's safe to just re-can it? Here's how to know if you should reprocess or just throw it away.

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Cherry Wedding Theme Ideas

A reader is getting married and wants to use a cherry wedding theme, complete with canned cherries as wedding favors! Here are several unique ideas I gave her.

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Dandelion Jelly Recipe Questions

I got these two excellent questions from a reader about my dandelion jelly recipe. Tune in and learn about this jelly that my son thought was honey!

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