To God be the Glory  Books/Classes Home Updates About Sign Up Contact

Simply Canning Blog and Updates. Canning Recipes, Equipment and How to Can instructions.


Simply Canning Updates; Learn about home canning Vegetables, Meats, Fruits, Jam or Jelly, Marmalade, pickles and more. Canning Safety,canning recipes and how to cook on a budget with home canned foods.

The links below lead to new pages of content that are added to this site as I add them.

Home Canning Basics Video Course. Gain Confidence and a full pantry.

Canning Basics covers all you need to get started canning and preserving for your family/

Continue reading "Home Canning Basics Video Course. Gain Confidence and a full pantry."

Canning potatoes is the ultimate convenience!

Canning potatoes is one of those things that just makes you feel good! The ultimate convenience, canned potatoes can be used in soups and stews, mashed or fried - and SimplyCanning.com shows you how!

Continue reading "Canning potatoes is the ultimate convenience!"

Zaycon Foods

Zaycon Foods buy meat in bulk. Click to read my experience. the Salmon is to die for!

Continue reading "Zaycon Foods "

A Jam and Jelly Maker? YES! Learn more about this time saving product.

Jam and Jelly makers exist! If you aren’t confident with your skills, this may be the perfect option for you. SimplyCanning.com decided to test one out. What are the pros and cons? Click to read more!

Continue reading "A Jam and Jelly Maker? YES! Learn more about this time saving product."

Pickled carrots are a tangy treat that can be used in many ways!

Pickled carrots is safe to water bath can and are super easy to make. Add some variety to your pantry, and menu, with these tangy treats to be enjoyed anytime. SimplyCanning.com shows you how!

Continue reading "Pickled carrots are a tangy treat that can be used in many ways!"

Water bath canning is the “gateway” to processing food at home.

Water bath canning is where most newbies begin on their food preservation journey - with good reason! Water bath canning is fun and easy! SimplyCanning.com walks you through the steps.

Continue reading "Water bath canning is the “gateway” to processing food at home."

Substituting Honey for Sugar is a healthy and delicious alternative!

Substituting honey for sugar in your food preservation is a great way to keep things sweet and still ‘bee’ healthy! Here are tips and tricks for measurement adjustments from SimplyCanning.com

Continue reading "Substituting Honey for Sugar is a healthy and delicious alternative!"

Sterilizing jars while home canning. What is the scoop?

Traditionally jars have been boiled and "sterilized" before filling and processing. Many ask if it’s necessary if you’re boiled jars anyway. SimplyCanning.com answers this and more!

Continue reading "Sterilizing jars while home canning. What is the scoop?"

Steam canning is a process that is hotly debated. What do you think?

Steam canning is a process where you use a steam canner (versus waterbacth or pressure). The debate lies between the USDA and local Extension Offices. SimplyCanning.com shares what they learned.

Continue reading "Steam canning is a process that is hotly debated. What do you think?"

Pressure canning can be intimidating for many. Conquer your fear here!

Pressure canning can intimidate or outright scare people, keeping them from ever trying or even learning more about it! SimplyCanning.com explains how to, including safety features and tips!

Continue reading "Pressure canning can be intimidating for many. Conquer your fear here!"

New or Used? How to tell if you canning lids are used.

New or used canning jars can be hard to tell apart sometimes. It’s important to use fresh, unused lids to ensure proper sealing when canning food. SimplyCanning.com shares tips and tricks!

Continue reading "New or Used? How to tell if you canning lids are used."

Misunderstandings in canning are numerous, usually from old practices

Misunderstandings in canning usually come from the older methods and practices os past generations. The truth is we know more now about bacteria and safety. SimplyCanning.com explains the science!

Continue reading "Misunderstandings in canning are numerous, usually from old practices"

Liquid loss when home canning is normal but when is it TOO much?

Liquid loss when home canning is perfectly normal as long as it isn’t extreme. What would be considered extreme? SimplyCanning.com answers common newbie questions about liquid loss and safety.

Continue reading "Liquid loss when home canning is normal but when is it TOO much?"

Is Water Bath Canning Green Beans Safe? Learn the truth!

Many ask if water bath canning green beans is safe. Many say their grandmother did it that way for years and no one got sick. The truth is, you can still get botulism. SimplyCanning.com explains why!

Continue reading "Is Water Bath Canning Green Beans Safe? Learn the truth!"

To Boil or Not to Boil: Serving home canned foods safely

It all has to do with the issue of boiling low acid foods prior to eating them - not during the processing! SimplyCanning.com clears a few things up about this misunderstanding.

Continue reading "To Boil or Not to Boil: Serving home canned foods safely"

Canning with Splenda: Can you? Is it safe? Here’s the info you need!

Canning with Splenda is a question SimplyCanning.com gets on a regular basis. Can you use it? Is it safe? Will it change the food? All these are more are answered here!

Continue reading "Canning with Splenda: Can you? Is it safe? Here’s the info you need!"

Canning Safety Overkill - Is there really such a thing?

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.

Continue reading "Canning Safety Overkill - Is there really such a thing?"

Canning methods - Learn which one to use and when!

Canning methods come down to two styles: water bath or under pressure. Learn which one you should be using for different kinds of foods. SimplyCanning.com uses USDA safety methods, with good reason!

Continue reading "Canning methods - Learn which one to use and when!"

Unsafe canning methods: Canning has come a long way! Be in the know.

Canning methods come down to two styles: water bath or under pressure. Learn here which one you should be using for different kinds of foods - any why! SimplyCanning.com uses USDA safety methods.

Continue reading "Unsafe canning methods: Canning has come a long way! Be in the know."

Botulism is one of the most easily avoidable risks when canning food!

Botulism is food poisoning caused by improper processing and handling. Thankfully, it’s very easy to avoid it altogether with some common sense and best practices. SimplyCanning.com explain here.

Continue reading "Botulism is one of the most easily avoidable risks when canning food!"


The Legal Stuff

by Sharon Peterson, Copyright © 2009-2018 SimplyCanning.com

Privacy   |   Advertising Policies

Information given has not been evaluated by the FDA or USDA, you are encouraged to verify all canning and food preservation advice on the USDA food preservation website. 

See my Full Disclaimer here.

Finding Your Way Around

Advertise with Simply Canning

Work with me - Contribute

Contact Sharon

About Sharon

Site Updates

Site Map

Any statements or claims about the possible health benefits conferred by any foods have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Join The Community

Simply Canning is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.