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A Guide to Using Steam Canners
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

Steam canners have been around since at least the early 1900s, but for many years the United States Department of Agriculture maintained that steam canning is unsafe. Last year, the …

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Water Bath Canners
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

Two canner styles are suitable for processing high acid foods: water bath canners and steam canners. Either type is a good starting place for anyone just learning to put up home …

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Choosing and Using Canning Lids
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

Artwork by Bethany Caskey For canning food in jars, only lids designed for the purpose will provide a safe seal. Lids for home canning come in one of two diameters, depending …

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How to Safely Use a Pressure Canner
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

Low-acid foods must be processed at a temperature that is hotter than boiling water. Compared to water bath canning or steam canning, which processes jars at 212ºF, a pressure canner …

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