A Steam Juicer I received a new steam juicer! Looking forward to juicing all kinds of fruits. Don’t confuse this with a steam pressure canner. They are two very different tools for the home canner. This does not process your jars of food. It does however steam foods and produces a beautiful juice! The pots […]
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 Utah State University Extension has tested steam canning for preserving fruits, jam and jelly and found it safe and efficient. (edit to add, Wisconsin has now published findings as well, I’ve added their information below as well) Each state has it’s own extension office and website. Some have more canning information than others, and […]
Stainless Steel Water bath Canners are a great investment for someone who does a lot of canning each year. This is a Victorio canner and is a standard size waterbath canner. It holds 20 quarts of liquid and will process 9 pint jars or 7 quart jars. The glass lid enables you to see the […]
With the current shortage of canning lids, it is time to consider reusable canning lids. I’ve used them in the past… and would again in the future. In fact, I’ve got reusable lids in storage for just the situation we are facing right now. A canning lid shortage is showing its ugly face again. Years […]
With Sharon Peterson How do you recycle canning jar lids? If you are a canning you likely have a zillion lids laying around or you feel like surely there is something you can do with these instead of tossing them in the landfill. First read about why you should not be using your canning jar […]
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!