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Buying a canner? First ask expert cooks their advice. Chowhounds weigh in on pressure canner brands, techniques, and more.

Pressure canner questions

by lori925 6 years ago

I am looking to purchase my first pressure canner. I want a good one but have questions about which are the best. All...


ivnoukyi commented 2 months ago

Presto 16 quart pressure canner in Toronto

by RandalOulton 4 years ago

Hi, I'm looking for this exact model of pressure canner as shown in the attached photo in Toronto. Has anyone phys...


Fiz commented 1 year ago

pressure cookers vs pressure canners

by Gooseberry 10 years ago

Ok, I'm a little confused. I understand from researching online that pressure cookers can only be used to can using t...


lillimcgilly commented 2 years ago

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Advice for fixing my apple butter disaster?

by kaitlynmarie 3 years ago

This is my first time posting here, so I want to say hello, and thanks to everyone here for giving me some awesome id...

Induction Pressure Canners/Cookers

by mattwarner 8 years ago

So, I've started canning. I like it, and I'd like to do it more. But, I have an induction stovetop. I can do waterb...


JWVideo commented 3 years ago

Question on new, vs older, Presto pressure cookers/canners.... max heat is less now?

by coll 3 years ago

I have a smallish Presto pressure cooker that I received as a wedding gift back in the mid 1970s and it's come in ver...


coll commented 3 years ago

Canning up to 30 quarts of tomatoes - rec's on canners?

by mickeygee 3 years ago

My dad and I have been canning tomatoes for the past few years (water bath) and do about 25 quarts of tomatoes each t...


HabaneroLady commented 3 years ago

Cooking in BIG canner?

by Sigurd 3 years ago

Does anyone here cook food [not jars] in the big All American canners? Can you make soup for a crowd? Does the pre...


sparrowgrass commented 3 years ago

how to safely can a cream sauce with a pressure canner

by chefsquig 7 years ago

I was wondering how I safely can a alfredo sauce. The ingredients are brown butter roasted garlic cream cheese parmes...


srw9400 commented 3 years ago

Pressure Canner - Effects of Too Much Pressure?

by hannaverity 4 years ago

If my recipe calls for processing a jar for 60 minutes at 11 lbs pressure, is it a big deal if the pressure gauge flu...


dave_c commented 4 years ago

Recommendation for a good pressure cooker/pressure canner?

by MissEnPlace 4 years ago

I have started canning and have been working with a boiling water bath, which works OK but I also wants to speed up m...


rasputina commented 4 years ago

Lehman's Pressure Canners

by meatn3 5 years ago

Would love to hear your thoughts and experiences with this style pressure canner.


rasputina commented 4 years ago

Ball Stainless Canner Disappointment

by Stardustgirl 5 years ago

Argh! I'm smack in the midst of canning tomato sauce, and today I noticed that the "Elite" stainless steel canner fro...


jlbwendt commented 5 years ago

Glass Cooktop Canner/Stock Pot

by yddeyma 5 years ago

I posted a week or so ago about a new glass cooktop (not induction, just regular glass/ceramic) that I was having tro...


danna commented 5 years ago

Graniteware canner

by andrewtree 5 years ago

Needing to upsize my water bath canner. Presently using the smaller Graniteware that has been fine for several years....


andrewtree commented 5 years ago

All-American Pressure Canner?

by kaleokahu 5 years ago

Aloha Kakou: Anyone here have one of these?:

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Sid Post commented 5 years ago

Making soup in a Ball enamel waterbath canner.

by annfaulkner 6 years ago

I bought the kit like all the beginners do. I need a huge pot for soup today and my 5 1/2 quart Le Creuset is on v...


hotoynoodle commented 6 years ago

Pressure Canner -- Weighted Gauge vs Dial Gauge

by CindyJ 10 years ago

I'm considering purchasing a pressure canner. A little internet exploring shows that there's a 16-qt. pressure canne...


Tiauna91 commented 6 years ago

playing with my new pressure canner

by justlearning 6 years ago

I got a whole chicken - and fryed it up a bit in the skillet, then pressure cooked it. It was so moist and full ...


rasputina commented 6 years ago

Do I want a pressure canner?

by loraxc 7 years ago

My husband won a gift card for $100 that can only be used in a few stores and not for a giftcard. We have narrowed ou...


dfrostnh commented 7 years ago