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.
Home Canning Safety
I am not trying to cause home canning "fear".... I have been preserving at home with no problems for many yrs. I just want to emphasize safety procedures. Check out the articles below.
Canning safety is simply a matter of avoiding risks. Use safe canning methods. Be clean, use common sense. Did you know life is full of risk? Sure you did. We all take risks all the time. Simple everyday things are risky. What about driving to town? Crossing the street?
Safe Home Canning Articles
With Sharon Peterson Canning terms are mostly simple but often someone will use a different term for the same thing. For instance raw pack vs cold pack. They mean the same thing…. but it is very important to know just what that means. Terminology can really mess us up if you think a word means […]
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.
With Sharon Peterson Pressure Cooker or Pressure Canner? Question: I was told my small pressure cooker is not good enough for canning. Do you know that to be true? Faith ~ TN Hi Faith, Yes that is true. — Actually sort of. The USDA does not recommend their tested processes for canning in a pressure […]
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.
Which Canning Methods Should I choose? Do I choose a Water Bath Canner or a Pressure Canner? and Why? That is a common question ~ and a good one. The canning methods you choose are the most important factor in canning safety. First choose the food you want to can. First, you need to choose […]