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Canning Blueberries: A Great Way to Add Variety to Your Pantry

Canning blueberries, fresh or frozen, is a straightforward process that is easy to master. Use plain water or an extra light syrup and water bath can away! SimplyCanning.com shows you how.

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Canning Apricots: A Taste of Summer in a Jar, Any Time of Year!

Canning apricots is safe to water bath can due to the high acidity. In this tutorial, SimplyCanning.com shows you how easy it is to can apricots. Recipes included for light and heavy syrup too!

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Canning Apples: The perfect shelf-stable sweet treat any time of year!

Canning apples is one of those things that keeps on giving! Turn it into apple pie filling, use in oatmeal, or over ice-cream. The best part is YOU control the sugar. Learn more at SimpleCanning.com

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Canning Asian Pears

Did you know when canning Asian pears, you need to acidify? Learn more here.

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Dandelion Flower Salve

Put all of those dandelions to good use by making homemade dandelion flower salve with just a few simple ingredients!

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Freeze Strawberries both whole or pureed in ice trays for smoothies!

Freezing strawberries is like a time capsule of the taste of summer - and you can enjoy it anytime! SimplyCanning.com covers two methods - either whole or in ice cube trays for convenience!

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Stainless Steel Water Bath Canners are durable and stand heavy use.

Stainless Steel Water Bath Canners are beautiful, long-lasting and best of all double as a Steam Canner and a large stock pot. One pot, three uses! Learn more at SimplyCanning.com

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Homemade Ketchup is a good way to use up last year’s stewed tomatoes!

Homemade Ketchup is a great way to use up tomatoes from last year or excess from the harvest. Learn how to make your own homemade ketchup, and can it, at SimplyCanning.com

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Dandelion jelly is a taste of spring, all year round! Learn how here.

Dandelion jelly is made with the flowers of the plant. This bright and flavorful jelly will make you look forward to seeing those ‘weeds’! SimplyCanning.com walks you through from harvest to canning.

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Canning Fruits: It’s a great (and easy) place for beginners to start.

Canning Fruits - The perfect place for beginners to learn how to can food at home. Save money and fill your shelves with delicious and healthy fruit that is shelf-stable, all at SimplyCanning.com

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Tomato Soup Recipe: Creamy, Quick, & with Ingredients on Hand

This is an easy, creamy tomato soup recipe using home-canned tomatoes.

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Asparagus - Ways to preserve and prepare - recipes included!

Asparagus is one of those vegetables that can be tricky to know what to do with. Learn ways to preserve it by canning, freezing, drying, and pickling! Recipes are included at SimplyCanning.com

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Crockpot Chili Recipe a dinner recipe using home-canned foods.

Busy day? Make this super fast and easy Crockpot Chili Recipe using home-canned ingredients!

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Excalibur Dehydrator One of my top picks for a dehydrator! Here's why

Excalibur Dehydrator: What's all the fuss about? If you're looking for a food dehydrator, take a look and find out!

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Cabela's Commercial Food Dehydrator Review

What did SimplyCanning.com think of Cabela's Commercial Food Dehydrator?

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Canning Beets – Plain beets for the dinner table. Step by step guide!

Canning beets - The process is fairly simple, but may take a little longer than other vegetables you’re used to canning. Step by Step guide, with tips and tricks included at SimplyCanning.com!

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Freezing Parsnips: How to Freeze Parsnips Ready for Roasting & Recipes

Freezing Parsnips - Root crops like turnips and parsnips are easy to freeze prepared for roasting and recipes. Learn how to prepare, blanch, and store parsnips.

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Home Canning Safety, Keep your family healthy and your spoil rate low.

Home Canning Safety is not to be taken lightly. Do you know the best safe practices for processing? Learn all you need and pick up valuable tips and tricks at SimplyCanning.com

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Canning Mistakes: What Should You Do?

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.

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Canning Tomatoes Recipes: Pressure & Waterbath, Step By Step

A collection of canning tomatoes recipes will get you started preserving the harvest.

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