Beginners often wonder how to prepare for canning season and this post is for you. You’ll learn which pantry items you need on hand, which gear to have at the ready, and you can print off a free checklist to stay organized.
Many canning recipes call for pickling salt, and curious canners want to know: Do you need to use pickling salt? I’ll explain what pickling salt is, when you should use it, when it is okay to skip, and you’ll want to dive into canning immediately because salt is salt. Pickling salt is regular salt that […]
What Happens if You Forget the Lemon Juice? In many canning recipes, it is required that you add an acidifying ingredient like bottled lemon juice, citric acid, or vinegar. What happens if you forget? This post will explain. Spoiler alert: it ain’t pretty.
At home food preservation is making a huge come back and I couldn’t be more excited about it! Among the most popular articles out there about at home food preservation, home-canning is right at the top of the list. There is nothing like popping open a jar of home-canned tomato sauce, from fresh tomatoes or […]
Canning 101: Everything You Need to Get Started Canning | This comprehensive post shares what tools are a must have, which ones you can skip, and what you can add to your wish list.