Free Publications to Download - About Home Canning, Freezing and Jam Making

 


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USDA Publications

USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

Introduction
Guide 01: Principles of Home Canning
Guide 02: Selecting, Preparing, and Canning Fruit and Fruit Products
Guide 03: Selecting, Preparing, and Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products
Guide 04: Selecting, Preparing, and Canning Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Guide 05: Preparing and Canning Poultry, Red Meats, and Seafood
Guide 06: Preparing and Canning Fermented Food and Pickled Vegetables
Guide 07: Preparing and Canning Jams and Jellies

Ordering Information for USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

NCHFP Publications

Consumer Bulletins

Other Government Publications

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS)

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FDA-CFSAN)

 

United Nations
Food and Agricultural Organization (UN-FAO)

These publications provide an educational review of topics for an international audience and should not be used for recommendations or guidelines for home food preservation in the United States.

The University of Georgia Factsheets

"So Easy To Preserve"

Picture of Book

The University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are pleased to offer the 4th edition of So Easy To Preserve. This beautiful book contains the latest and safest United States Department of Agriculture recommendations as found in the 1994 Complete Guide To Home Canning.

So Easy To Preserve is a 314-page book with over 150 tested recipes along with step by step instructions and in-depth information for both the new and experienced food preserver. Chapters include Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Jellied Fruit Products, Freezing and Drying.

Other Universities' Publications

Canning books

Canning & Preserving for Dummies
by Karen Ward
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The Ball Blue Book of Preserving

This is THE book on canning!  My grandmother used this book when I was a child.  It tells you in simple instructions how to can almost anything; complete with recipes for jam, jellies, pickles, sauces, canning vegetables, meats, etc.  If it can be canned, this book likely tells you how! Click on the link below for more information and / or to buy (no obligation to buy)

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Home Canning Kits

This is the same type of  standard canner that my grandmother used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce. This complete kit includes everything you need and lasts for years: the canner, jar rack, jar grabber tongs, lid lifting wand, a plastic funnel, labels, bubble freer, and the bible of canning, the Ball Blue Book. It's much cheaper than buying the items separately. You'll never need anything else except jars and lids (and the jars are reusable). To see more canners, of different styles, makes and prices, click here!


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Lids, Rings, Jars, mixes, pectin, etc.

Need lids, rings and replacement jars?  Or pectin to make jam, spaghetti sauce or salsa mix or pickle mixes?  Get them all here, and usually at lower prices than your local store!

Get them all here at the best prices on the internet!