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Canning

All Canning Content

Three canning jars filled with cucumber slices.

Safe Canning Recipes

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.

dial on a pressure canner

Altitude Adjustments for Home Canning

There are many guidelines to follow when canning, an important one often overlooked is checking one’s need to adjust for altitude.

A bowl of raw meat being distributed into clear, glass jars.

Canning Meats and Poultry

Canning is a great method to preserve and extend shelf life for many types of foods, including meat products. Using safe preparation and storage practices allows for anyone to store nutritious, high-quality protein.

Several jars of canned salmon filets stacked neatly on top of each other.

Canning Fish

Canning is a great method to preserve and extend shelf life for many types of foods, including fish and seafood products. Using safe preparation and storage practices allows for anyone to store nutritious, high-quality protein.

A red-purple plum.

Plum

This Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! lesson will help you select and prepare fresh plums.

Four green pea pods.

Peas

This Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! lesson will help you select and prepare fresh peas.

A yellow-green pear.

Pear

This Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! lesson will help you select and prepare fresh pears.

A white parsnip.

Parsnip

This Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! lesson will help you select and prepare fresh parsnips.

A yellow onion bulb.

Onion

This Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! lesson will help you select and prepare fresh onion.

A white to pink trunip bulb.

Turnip and Rutabaga

This Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! lesson will help you select and prepare fresh turnips and rutabagas.