Everything You  Need to Know About Home Canning, Freezing and Making Jams and Jellies From The Fruits and Vegetables You Picked!

 

Jelly Picture

Photo source: University of Missouri Cooperative Extension System. http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/hesguide/foodnut/gh1461.htm

You think making and canning your own applesauce or jam is difficult?  Not at all!  

The links below take you to a US government web site that is a treasure trove of useful information and how-to's!

 

[Recommended books about home canning, jam making, drying and preserving!]

Canning, Freezing and Drying Equipment and Supplies

Canning Information from Various Government and University Sources

More Canning recipes

Making Jams and Jellies

General Information

Other Recipes (these directions usually aren't illustrated like mine are!)

Reduced Sugar Recipes

Additional Resources

Freezing

Drying foods

Tomatoes!

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

Features:


* All the tools you need for hot waterbath canning - in one comprehensive set!
* Complete with 21 1/2 qt. enameled waterbath canner and "Ball Blue Book" of canning.
* Also includes canning rack, funnel, jar lifter, jar wrencher, bubble freer, tongs and lid lifter.
* A Kitchen Krafts exclusive collection.

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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     Salsa Tomato Mix

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!