Lookup sterilizing canning jars and you’ll get all kinds of ideas from putting them into the oven, the microwave or running them through the dishwasher. But just what is the correct way to sterilize jars and do you have to do it every time? You’ll find all the answers in one place in this article. […]
I’ve had a lot of readers express that they think that steam canning is next level, harder, 2.0, or otherwise more difficult than traditional water bath canning and that simply isn’t so. I’m here to tell you that canning is a piece of cake in a steam canner and in many ways, much easier than […]
I cannot tell you how happy it makes me to see more and more people learning to can food at home. I have noticed, though, that many newbies proudly showing off their work online are making some mistakes. Totally normal! None of us knows everything about canning when we first start out. But one mistake […]
Just how long are your home canned foods good for? Are they safe to eat after a year’s time? How can you tell if home canned food is safe to eat? Those answers and more, here.
How to help ensure home canned foods (or commercially canned foods) are safe to eat.
This post refutes some terrible- albeit popular- advice about canning safety that can really cause trouble for a beginning canner.