Home Canning for Beginners is the perfect read for anyone who owns a garden, and wants to capture its bounty for savoring in the winter months, but just is not sure how to go about it. This informative eBook details the principles of canning, while touching on the historical significance of feeding families for centuries with the time honored practice. With a clear explanation regarding the importance of the using the proper jars and lids, and the age old art of recycling and reusing the exceptional glass storage containers that make this process a low cost investment, this guide outlines all of the necessities of home canning. Along with thoroughly describing the proper technique for filling the jars, the author – Casey Watkins – provides the reader with a list of suitable produce that can be jarred successfully and store for future enjoyment. This outline allows the reader to pick the suitable produce that will grow in their geographical region, while providing tips on how to safely and accurately preserve them for future consumption. Leaving no stone left unturned, there are two processes that are described in detail within the chapters of this exceptional account of home canning techniques. “Water Bath” canning – also known as boiling water canning – and pressure canning are both chronicled in an easy to read, step by step display, so first time canners can easily get the hang of this time honored tradition of food preservation without a single issue. Practice, as they say, makes perfect, but this guide gives first time canners the advantage over those before them who picked up the process through painstaking trial and error. With assuring tips on kitchen safety, and testing the jars to ensure they are properly sealed, this book allows novice canners to become practical experts in the field after their initial jarring session.
Home Canning for Beginners provides efficient tips for storing the jars when the process is complete, and functions as a blueprint for operating a functional kitchen using all of the pragmatic tools any canning operation needs to be successful. Home Canning for Beginners provides insight on not just the actual canning process, but how to spot spoilage that results from damaged jars and an explanation of why everything tastes so much better when you take pride in your work. With a clear explanation on how to stay focused – or taking a break to avoid feeling overwhelmed – this guide is a practical, straight-forward and deliberate explanation of all the things that make home canning such a popular and positive experience for everyone who reads it. This easy to read eBook provides tips on sharing your bounty with friends and family, and how to find recipes for everything from jarring fresh salsa to pickling cucumbers. Home canning is an exceptional way to save money while eating fresh foods that contain no additives or preservatives, which is something everyone can appreciate. With an explanation of the tools you need to succeed in home canning, this eBook serves as a step by step guide to harvesting your garden and enjoying it well into the winter months and beyond.