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Canning

Enjoy the flavors of summer all year long. Discuss canning techniques, recipes, equipment, and more with the Chowhound community.

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Canning lid fail

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by OhioLadyBug 7 days ago

I’m pretty new to canning (2 years). A couple months ago I PC’d quarts and jars of pinto beans with bacon and onions. I cooked at the right times 60/90 at 10 lbs. They all sealed with a ping, ping,...

Lemon marmalade recipe, fruit juice sweetened

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by tigerlily16 2 months ago

I’m looking for a recipe similar to Fiordifrutta’s organic lemon spread (marmalade). The only ingredients are lemon peel and juice, apple juice and pectin. Does anyone have a recipe like this that...

Bad beans?

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by fasttlane 3 months ago

I opened a can of kidney beans it was foamy and smelt sour... i put a bit in my soup but then fished them out quick. Some of the canning slim is still in my soup. Is my soup still safe to eat? Were...

Canning Home-Made Salsa

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by jhammon34 3 months ago

I have a salsa recipe that people love and are asking me to sell it to them. I use can tomatoes but fresh jalapeno, garlic and cilantro. In order to water can the product it says I must boil my r...

What is the acid or pH level of hot peppers?

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by Caralien 9 years ago

I'm (again) considering canning or somehow preserving the hot pepper bounty I have. It appears that low-acid foods are prone to botulism; peppers (ie jalapenos and habaneros) have more vitamin...

Help! How do you can / jar blood sausage?

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by fr1p 5 months ago

Growing up overseas, I remember my mother buying blood sausage canned in glass jars. It tasted great, although it was a little more gelatinous, like an aspic or sliceable loaf, like a very hard jel...

Food safety in jarred "ketchup"

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by somervilleoldtimer 6 months ago

I am about to make a fruit "ketchup" (basically a cooked salsa) with a recipe from a relative in Montreal. Her recipe says pour the hot, cooked fruit into sterilized jars, let sit overnight, then a...

salsa canning

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by salsamaker 7 years ago

I need to gather info regarding canning salsa without cooking it first, only doing a warm water bath. 1st off i use mostly diced canned tomatoes but sometimes do add fresh tomatoes. Also i see a lo...

No water bath jam

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by martak 8 years ago

Hello, I made my first batches of strawberry jam in the fall. I still have some jars left. The person who showed me what to do told me that filling the sterilized jars, sealing them, and turning...

Salsa

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by schultz2078 7 months ago

I am a experienced canner. But love the taste of fresh cilantro in my salsa. I hot pack my Salsa, can I add the cilantro to the hot salsa as I put it in my hot jars with the hot lids, and then hot ...

Can I use Instant Pot for Steam Canning?

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by cookin_mama 8 months ago

I've been scouring the Internet, but can't seem to find a strong yes or no answer on this question ( well, I can find both yes and no answers) . It's clear Instant Pot cannot be used as a pressure ...

Canning Tomato-Based Salsa

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by CindyJ 10 years ago

Is it safe to can an uncooked salsa using a boiling-water canning process? The ingredients are tomatoes, onions, garlic, serrano peppers and cilantro. The canning recipes I've seen all call for c...

Has something changed with canning lids?

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by Gin n Tonic 9 years ago

This is sort of an odd question, but I've done a few batches of canning over the last few weeks and don't know if I'm inattentive or if things have changed. Using Ball-brand supplies in all cases. ...

Question RE pressure canning untested mango BBQ sauce recipe

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by FoodieFrannie 8 years ago

Hi all you canners! Down here in Miami this time of year, we have mangos by the truck load! I have a very large tree that normally produces literally hundreds of huge mangos each year. I enjoy m...

Jamming, Canning and Preserving 2017

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by MmeFleiss 2 years ago

I just made my first batch for the year. My husband loves the pickled onions that he eats in London, so I decided to make him the batch from The River Cottage Preserves Handbook. I wanted to keep t...

Can you hot water bathe dehydrated tomatoes in oil?

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by Chandler114 1 year ago

So my bf has grown more tomatoes than I know what to do with and I started to put them in the dehydrator. I love store bought dried tomatoes in oil but it's expensive! I've read you can store dried...

Pots/Pans, Demeyere, Spring, Sitram, Mauviel

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by thinktwiceandthenthrice 1 year ago

My husband and I have saved enough to buy 6-7 excellent pots/pans and would love recommendations. I've looked at Staub ECI and SS Demeyere Atlantis/5Plus, Mauviel, Spring Brigade Premium, Sitram Ca...

Using tiny jars to can

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by sylviamyrvold 1 year ago

I want to give away 200 little jars of pepper jelly at a wedding. The jars only hold 1.5 oz and I am worried the lids won't seal properly. Do I need to water bath them? Should I do a wax seal inste...