Antique Canning Jars…. I love anything vintage or antique, especially kitchen items. Sometimes they are still put to good use. Like some vintage mason jars. Please notice I said SOME. Vintage is fine. I have vintage jars that I still use for canning. In fact some of the vintage jars have a nice thicker glass to […]
One of the first questions that get asked is...
"What canning equipment do I need??"
Are you a gadget geek too? This is the page you'll love.
A list of canning equipment you absolutely must have.... and some that aren't required but very very handy!
Essential Canning Equipment
Optional Canning Equipment, Tools, and Supplies
although I call them optional… they really do make life easier.
The All American pressure canner is a top-of-the-line canner. You can’t go wrong buying any of the models available. I own both a Presto and an All American Pressure Canner…and I have to say, both are good canners. I used to always tell people if you can afford it, go with the All American. However, […]
With Sharon Peterson I love giving gifts. It’s fun to find that special something or that perfect unusual item that I know the receiver will love. Here’s my gift guide. I used to enjoy a bit of hustle and bustle during the holiday season. But any more, that hustle and bustle has turned into a […]
Also Known as a Boiling Water Canner A water bath canner is a large pot with a jar rack. It is used with all high acid foods. This includes: all fruits, jams, jellies, pie fillings, pickles or condiments and tomatoes with added lemon juice. If you have any low acid foods or ingredients you must […]
The volcano stove or grill is one option for outdoor canning, emergency cooking or an easy portable camp stove. For outdoor canning I’ve tried a couple of burners. Two of them stood out as something that works. I had two concerns when I started looking for an outdoor burner to do my canning. I needed […]
Tattler Review information Update: This review is on the original Tattler lids. Since I’ve done this review the company has changed the format of the lids. I do not have experience with the new lids. Keep this in mind as you consider purchasing new. My experience is with the old style. I have used […]