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Canning Guide

Home Canning Guide

If you are trying home canning for the first time or just need a great reference guide, this online resource will steer you through every step of the home canning experience.
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How to make blueberry jam

Whether you have years of experience making preserves or just a little, this simple recipe will tantalize you with the taste of summer blueberries year-round!
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Pressure Canning

Enjoy this Step-By-Step Guide to Pressure Canning! Helpful for preserving soups, meats, non-pickled vegetables and non-acidic foods.
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Water Bath Canning

Enjoy this Step-By-Step Guide to Water Bath Canning! This is a great method of preserving foods that are high in acid content such as pickles, some types of tomatoes and most fruits.
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Home Canning Series: I: Introduction

An Introduction To Home Canning

Unsure what to do with that bumper crop of vegetables and fruits from the garden this summer? Southern States will guide you through preserving your...
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Home Canning Series - II: Watermelon Rind Pickle

Watermelon Pickle Rind

Watermelon Rind Pickle is an old southern favorite. There are many variations on how it is made. This recipe is a two day process.
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Home Canning Series: III: Canning Methods

Canning Methods

Various methods of preserving food in mason jars in the home kitchen are described.
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Home Canning Series: IV: Troubleshooting Problems

Troubleshooting Problems

Sometimes, even those who have been home canning for years may run into problems with their food-filled jars. Some problems are related to the...
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Home Canning Series: V: Pressure Cooker Method

Troubleshooting Problems

If you are new to home canning, don't be intimidated by thoughts of using a pressure canner. When used properly, pressure canners are very safe. At...
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