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When you are pressure cooking and the vent time is over, what temp do you usually lower your stove (glass stove top) to to keep the pressure at the right …
Boiling Canning Jars
Should I boil my canning jar? Some sites say "yes " to boiling for example canning tomatoes, and some sites say to wash in hot soapy water. What is the …
Double Stacking Pint Jars
Can I double stack pint jars? I have old tall pressure cooker?
Canning Spaghetti Sauce with Meat
Is the process for canning spaghetti sauce the same with meat or without it?
Grape Juice Canning
Do you need to add sugar when canning grape juice?
Lost liquid when pressure cooking vegetables
I am new to canning and just finished a batch of corn in my pressure cooker. I blanched it before hand, left a 1" space at the top & followed the directions …
I recently canned pinto beans. They seem to have an "off" flavor to them, sort of metallic. Any thoughts as to why they may taste this way?
My first time canning. All my jars have sealed. Do I need yo refrigerate the jars?
I have a couple of canning questions. I have been canning for many years, but I always have several cans that will seal and then a few days or even a …
Pounds of Pressure for Green Beans in Pint Jars
How many pounds of pressure for canning green beans in pint jars?
Can you make grape juice with unripened grapes
My wife picked grapes that had not ripened yet. Can she still make jelly, jam or juice with it? If so, what would be the difference between the "ripe" …
Apple Juice Pulp
I am wondering if you have any thoughts on what to do with the pulp of the apples after making applejuice?
I have made cookies for my horses …
Cooked apple cider, regular canning or high pressure needed?
If I cook my apple cider do I need to use a high pressure bath or just a boiling water method? How long will it keep if I don't use a pressure canner?
Freezing Zucchini/Summer Squash
I have been looking on computer for several hours now and only found a few recipes that i can make with all of my zucchini & summer squash. but now I'm …
Feezing zucchini and canning it later
Is it ok to freeze large seeded chunks of Zucchini to make canned relish at a later date? Thanks. Bev
Answer: I don't know how it will affect the texture …
Cooking Canned Foods Before Eating
For home canned beets do you have to cook them for 10 minutes covered before eating, or can one just take the contents out and eat without cooking? Also, …
Minutes for hot water bath - beets
Making apple cider
Can a home juicer be used for making apple cider? I would like to make a small amount. Like a quart.
Bath Canner Explosion
Alas! My hours of processing and canning a batch of tomato puree have been in vain. I just took the cans out of the bath canner just to realize that …
Hi i wish to start a home business selling my sauces but i would like to know what would be the best method of sterilization and sealing for jars? I am …
Can you can beets without a pressure cooker?
The answer is No. Beets are a low acid food. You must use a pressure cooker.
Canning Pears? Not rated yet
How Do I can pears?
Spoiled Beans Not rated yet
I have been canning for years. This is the first time I lost all my beans. I prepared them as usual. Did the water bath canner for 30 minutes, all the …
Canning Mixed Veggies? Tip for Canning Pears:) Not rated yet
Hi there, I'm looking for someone with experience in canning mixed veggies for winter soup or just eating. My goal is that they TASTE good; I've done this …
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Where can I find PH paper for canning? Not rated yet
Would like to know where I can get some PH paper for canning. The range is 3.0 to 5.5, can't seem to find it locally in the stores. Do you know where I …
can I reprocess fruit? Not rated yet
I canned some peach & jalepeno jam 3 days ago. I noticed it didn't set the way I would like. Can I unjar the jam and add more pectin then re-process …
Canned Juice in the Burning Sun Not rated yet
My son wants to can Juice and take it with him camping. They will be going to "Burning Man" in Nevada". It will be really hot. He wants to know if they …
Canning Cantaloupe Not rated yet
I am looking for a good recipe for cantaloupe butter. Does anyone have one?
Home canned potatoes Not rated yet
I would like to know what the shelf life of home pressure canned Idaho potatoes in chicken broth would be.
canned foods shelf life Not rated yet
As long as the seal remains unbroken, what is the average shelf life of foods canned in the quart jar methods.
Answer: I usually try to use my food …
What type of salt do I use when pickling green beans? Not rated yet
When pickling green beans for dilly beans, can I use dried dill and can I use rock salt to replace the salt called for in the recipe?
Answer: When canning …
Processing Spaghetti Sauce Safely Not rated yet
We have been making spaghetti sauce for months. We boil the sauce, sterilize the jars through the dishwasher, and boil the lids and seals. After filling …
Enchalda Sauce Not rated yet
Do you have a recipe for canning enchilada sauce?
- No, I don't. If anyone has a great recipe for enchilada sauce, will you share it with us.
Why Lids to Canning
Jars Do Not Seal Not rated yet
Using make-shift supplies
Lids are not accurate width or ride on edge of jar
Sealing edges are not level - have dips
Used one piece caps instead …
Why Home Canned Food Spoils Not rated yet
Here are some reasons that might cause your canned food to spoil.
Pressure Canning Methods
Pressure cooker not accurate (incorrect temperature) …
Why Fruit Can Turn Dark
When Home Canning Not rated yet
There are five reasons why your fruit can turn dark when home canning.
Fruit not processed long enough
Temperature not high enough
Water not …
Fruits Loosing Liquid During Canning Process Not rated yet
Why do fruits loose liquid during the canning process?
Filling jars too full
Raw pack - syrup and fruit to within half-inch of top
Hot pack - …
Vegetables Loosing Liquid During Canning Process Not rated yet
Why do my vegetables loose liquid during the canning process?
Packing food too tightly in jar
Filling jars too full (will start siphoning affect) …
Ideas for Small Space Gardening Not rated yet
I also have a tiny plot of land to garden on but there are many ways to increase your land. You can find areas that you can change into growing …
Should I buy produce and can it? Not rated yet
We only have a very small piece of land to plant on. I would love to can but how? Would canning produce from the stores be a good idea? Any ideas?
What do you do to prevent your canning bottles from loosing fluid during processing? Not rated yet
Hi! I just wanted to report on the canning problem you helped me resolve. (loosing fluid during processing of canning jars in canner)
I followed your …
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