Learn how to can raw or hot pack asparagus using a pressure canner.
Canning Vegetables; Learning how to can the vegetables coming out of your garden is almost a must-have skill for the serious gardener. If you want to prep a pantry full so you can shop from yourself, vegetables are a great place to start.
Since Vegetables are a low acid food you will be using a pressure canner.
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