Drying foods is one of the oldest methods of food preservation. It is simple, safe, and easy to do. Drying preserves food by lowering the moisture content. When there is little to no water or moisture in the food, the growth of microorganisms is slowed.
A Guide to Drying Foods
One of the most common errors in home canning is not using a scientifically tested recipe. Canning a family recipe is risky as it can cause spoilage and foodborne illness.
Snap beans, also called “green beans” or “string beans” (although most modern varieties do not have strings) are harvested when the pods contain immature seeds, and the pods are still succulent.