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An Old Fashioned Mustard Pickles Recipe
September 2, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites What do you do with those renegade cucumbers that hide under the vine until suddenly they appear — huge and yellow? You could, of course, relegate them …

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

Add to Favorites 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. …

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What You Can, and Can’t, Can
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Just about anything you would grow in your garden may be preserved by canning. Only a few foods cannot be safely canned at all, some may be canned …

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Understanding How Botulism Causes Illness
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites It’s the Big Evil in canning. Botulism causes paralysis, death, and long-term rehabilitation for survivors. But understanding how botulism forms, and how to prevent it, keeps you …

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Portable Electric Burners and Other Heat Sources for Canning
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites   Whether your kitchen has all the modern conveniences or you live off the grid, for canning purposes, some heat sources work better than others. When I …

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

Add to Favorites 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, …

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6 Ways of Preserving Food Through the Ages
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Some ways of preserving food have been around since ancient times while others are modern. Older methods can leave meals dry, salty, fermented and imperfect. But they …

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A List of the Best Meat Preservation Methods
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites What meat preservation methods can you use to sustain your hunt or protein harvest? There are many options. What you choose depends on your resources. Buying in …

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7 Canning Myths: Inventing Canning Recipes and Other Bad Ideas
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites There’s a lot of advice floating around the internet about canning, including the idea that you can make up your own canning recipes. Although it’s tempting to …

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