Start canning potatoes for quick meals, soups or stews. Or simply boil for 10 minutes and add butter and salt. Sour cream and chives would dress it up nicely. You will need to know how to use a pressure canner. This pressure canning page has more detailed information and step by step instructions on how […]
Canning Vegetables is a great way to save your harvest for the future. Learn how to can a variety of vegetables. Remember you must use a pressure canner. Read more on this page...
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Learn How to Can Vegetables
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I’ve been asked about asparagus….. Honestly, I’ve never done anything with it! In fact as I’m working on this post my youngest boy sees the picture and exclaimed “I didn’t know you did asparagus too!” So I started looking around for good articles to share with you. Below you will find a collection of articles […]
First things first. If you are canning dried beans you MUST process in a pressure canner.How to can dried beans is just below. Click here for directions on using a pressure canner. You’ll need about 3/4 pound of dried beans per quart jar. Follow instructions below, you are soaking the beans before putting them in the jars. […]
Canning greens like spinach, kale, swiss chard, or beet tops is super easy. The hardest part is probably the washing step. Greens can be crinkly and you’ll need several rinses with fresh water to get all the dirt out. Remember to only can the best of your greens. Pick out any wilted, dried, or insect […]
Canning pumpkin in the pressure canner makes it safe to store and quick to use later in pumpkin butter, pies, muffins, or other pumpkin recipes. I get questions on how to can pumpkin puree or pumpkin butter. My best advice is to can it in cubes. Puree it when you want to use it in […]
How to can Sweet, Mild, or Hot Chili peppers If you are canning peppers remember they will not hold their crunch or texture. There is just no way that I know of around the soft results. However they are great for adding to many meals that benefit from the flavor addition even if they don’t […]