‘Tis the Season for Home Canning
By Grit Staff
Canning fervor is officially in the air – and for good reason. As the bright days of summer slowly fade into the chill of fall, time for preserving the harvest is of the essence. Sure, some produce can successfully be frozen or even dried, but canning allows you to expand the possibilities while also making some recipes taste even better. If you’ve always been a little timid about taking the plunge and trying your hand at canning, let us walk you through the process. Our “How to Can” section has most everything you need to know to get started, and you’ll find more than enough recipes to give you serious variety all winter long. We’ve even thrown in some good old-fashioned canning nostalgia, so every angle is officially covered. Enjoy!
Practicality of the Pressure Canner
Follow this advice for low-acid food and stick to the pressure canning safety guidelines for easy year-round food preservation.
Create a Home Canning Pantry That Works for You
Create a pantry with sturdy shelves to hold all of your home canning jars of delicious garden produce from your garden.
Cook with the Sun
Thinking of buying a solar cooker, but confused about how they work? There are four popular designs. Each has its strengths and weaknesses.