Latest Home canning Stories

2014-08-25 12:26:44

OTTAWA, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Home canning is a popular and safe way to preserve food for later use. Jams, pickles, soups, sauces, meat and seafood are frequently canned in glass jars. If home canned foods are not properly prepared, they can cause serious illness such as botulism. Botulism is caused by the toxin of bacterium - called Clostridium botulinum -that affects the nervous system and can cause paralysis. It is estimated there are approximately 4 million cases...

2012-04-27 23:00:46

Shirley Camp, Retired University of Illinois County Extension Specialist provides five practical tips to help make canning at home simple, safe and fun for the whole family. Shirley's tips and other practical advice can be found in the upcoming edition of Mrs. Wages Canning Guide to be published later this summer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Check out Mrs. Wages´ canning tips and food preservation ideas for the 2012 harvest along with safety recommendations from canning...

2012-03-06 11:00:00

Cooking.com has relaunched the Fresh Preserving Store featurning products from Ball ® and Kerr ® home canning and home bottling of preserves and supplies for Jarden Home Brands Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Jarden Home Brands, known to home canning enthusiasts by its iconic brands, Ball ® and Kerr ®, has partnered with Cooking.com to relaunch its online store. The Ball ® and Kerr ® Brands have a 127-year history of producing high-quality glass jars for...

2011-07-18 08:05:00

DALEVILLE, Ind., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 13, millions of food lovers curious about canning can learn the ease and benefits of preserving fresh food. Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of global consumer products company Jarden Corporation and makers of the iconic Ball(®) brand home canning products, has teamed up with Canning Across America, a nationwide collective of cooks, gardeners and food lovers committed to the revival of the lost art of "putting up"...

2011-05-17 09:18:00

DALEVILLE, Ind., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The resurgence of home canning continues to gain momentum with many food insiders identifying canning as a top food trend for 2011. Fueled by consumers' desire to live more healthfully and eat fresh, local foods year-round, more Americans than ever are turning to home canning. Leading the trend is the iconic Ball® home canning brand with its 127-year history of producing high-quality glass jars in America's heartland. The...

2009-08-13 00:50:00

Home canning, fueled by movements to eat more fruits and vegetables, save money and eat locally, is gaining favor among younger people, a Seattle Web site says. A survey of its community by Allrecipes.com, a food Web site that receives 300 million hits annually, indicates the demographic of canners is shifting from baby boomers to Generations X and Y -- and nearly half of canners are age 40 or younger. Moreover, almost half of canners live in suburban areas, signaling that canning is no...

2009-08-12 13:12:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Canning is not just for rural grandparents anymore. Americans of all ages and areas are returning to our roots and canning to capture fresher, more affordable flavors. Fifty-five percent of American home cooks plan to can this year, and of those, nearly 97 percent will be canning more than previous years, according to a recent survey of its community by Allrecipes.com, the world's #1 food site. With nearly half of canners aged 40 or younger, the...

Latest Home canning Reference Libraries

2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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