The Official, ultimate, authoritative guide to home canning, direct from the US Government!
The Complete Book of Home Canning is an invaluable resource book for persons who are canning food for the first time. Experienced canners will find updated information to help them improve their canning practices. It covers:
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Home canning has changed greatly in the 180 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Scientists have found ways to produce safer, higher quality products. The Complete Book of Home Canning is a comprehensive guide to canning put out by the United States Department of Agriculture.
The first part of the book explains the scientific principles on which canning techniques are based, discusses canning equipment, and describes the proper use of jars and lids. It describes basic canning ingredients and procedures and how to use them to achieve safe, high-quality canned products. Finally, it helps you decide whether or not and how much to can.
The second part is a series of canning guides for specific foods: fruit; tomatoes; vegetables; poultry, red meat, and seafood; fermented foods and vegetables; and jams and jellies. contains many new research-based recommendations for canning safer and better-quality food at home.
Newly revised and updated, this practical, easy-to-follow-guide offers food shoppers an attractive, high-quality alternative to processed and under nourishing foods. Virtually everything you need to know about home canning is here:
Also included are scores of simply written recipes
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