Canning

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What Foods Can You Can? Top 10 Easiest Ones To Start With

If you’re a homesteader, you no doubt know the difficulty of storing vegetables, fruits, and meats over the winter months. It’s nearly impossible to grow any sort of produce during cold weather in most states, so it’s necessary to find alternative methods for storing the foods harvested in the early fall. While freezing is a …

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Avoiding These 28 Common Canning Mistakes That May Very Well Kill You

Are you making these mistakes when you are preserving your food? Avoiding common canning mistakes to make your home canned food safer is important! Part of the homesteading lifestyle, no matter how large your homestead is, is preserving foods. Some methods of food preservation can take the form of canning, freezing, dehydrating, or fermentation. You …

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Canning Equipment: 33 Items You’ll Need (and Where To Get Them Cheaply)

Get ready to can your food safely! Here’s the list of essential home canning equipment you NEED, plus where to find it cheaply! When it’s time to start preserving your garden produce, many homesteaders turn to canning. This home food preservation method makes your food shelf and pantry stable, easily stored for a year or …

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