Latest Home canning Stories
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning.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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