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Canning/Chocolate Question- Help!

by oracle347 12 years ago

Hello fellow Hounds! I have a quick question for all you talented canners out there. I've manged to make a beautiful Chocolate Peanut sundae Sauce and intend to give jars of it away as christmas g...

Canning tomatoes -replacing lemon juice?

by basileater 12 years ago

I'm about to head to the market to pick up some fruits for preserving. I have canned sweet fruits, pickles and preserves in the past, but this year I have decided to branch into tomatoes and plan ...

Small French Canning Jars

by mdscott 12 years ago

I am looking for small - .1 liter (4 Oz) French style with wire closure and gasket - for use in desert presentation. I have found .2 liter size but no smaller. Does anyone have any ideas. Michael

Are you preserving, canning or putting food by?

by piedsdesanges 12 years ago

So about ten weeks ago I posted a query about preserving and canning, here: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/416702 I had a bit of a lapse in my preserving regimen when we moved from SoCal to NorC...

Canning Supplies in DC Metro Area?

by shiftlessbadger 12 years ago

Where can one buy canning jars and the like in DC? I checked at the Wal-mart in Reston and they claim they no longer carry them... anyone else out there find them? I'd prefer to not buy them on l...

Canning Apple Pie Filling?

by wawajb 13 years ago

I'd like to can (jar? Am I the only one bothered by the term "can" used to describe putting something in a glass jar?) some homemade apple pie filling for Christmas gifts for the family since I wo...

Im a canning virgin and I need some help!

by chelleyd01 12 years ago

So, I hung out at my aunts house and helped "put up" tomatoes and hot peppers last week. Here is how this party went... Picked 10 bushels of tomatoes. Separated plums from the large ones. Washed...

Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Sauce [moved from Ontario board]

by leslievillian 12 years ago

I just bought 1/2 busshel of both roma and beefsteak tomatoes with the intention of making and canning both pasta sauce and tomatoes. However, I don't have a canning kit or jars and actually have n...

More canning problems...Sauerkraut?

by revsharkie 12 years ago

Didn't know what I was getting into so I only made two quarts (that's one head of cabbage). I followed a really easy looking recipe in Simply in Season. Said to pack a jar full of shredded cabbag...

Canning Supplies For Jam

by wontonfm 13 years ago

Hi -- So I have a lot of time on my hands and have decided to start making jam! Problem is I just moved back to Toronto and have NO CLUE where to get all of the supplies. I've already bought...

What's good for canning at JTM now?

by Keramel 13 years ago

I am thinking of starting my first foray into canning tomorrow. Can you all recommend good fruits and veggies that I could start with that are abundant at the market right now? I am going to stic...

Canning kits in the City?

by djloveb 13 years ago

Where can a girl get a canning kit in the City? All the major retailers only carry them online. I've got 25 lbs. of beautifully ripe tomatoes in my fridge that cannot wait for an internet order. ...

Canning Supplies: Mason Jars

by sbp 15 years ago

Where is the best place to get Mason jars? Hardware store? (I know Home Depot doesn't list it online). Supermarket?

KC - Canning jars?

by heatherkay 13 years ago

Seeing all the little cucumbers, I'm inspired to make refrigerator pickles. However, I don't want to make a bushel of refrigerator pickles, and I'm not really a canner. Any idea where I can buy ...

Canning in September

by pescatarian 13 years ago

Some foodie friends and I are getting together in about a month to can. We are all pretty sophisticated cooks (we met at culinary arts school), but novice canners. I made jam several years ago, b...

ISO: cheap canning supplies in Sonoma county

by chocolateninja 13 years ago

Feeling adventurous this summer, as well as having access to quite a lot of local fruit, and wanting to try some canning/jelly/jam production. Hoping other intrepid cooks in Sonoma county might hav...

ISO: cheapest canning supplies in Sonoma county

by chocolateninja 13 years ago

Feeling adventurous this summer, as well as having access to quite a lot of local fruit, and wanting to try some canning/jelly/jam production. Hoping other intrepid cooks in my area have tips on wh...

Canning and Bulk Food Preservation in Boston

by cambridgejen 13 years ago

I'm trying to be proactive and plan for the end of Farmers Market season. A few questions: - Where can I purchase bulk (by the bushel) produce? Farmers markets don't tend to be set up for bulk p...

Where to find pickling/ canning salt?

by staceybelle 13 years ago

Does anyone know where to find pickling/canning salt in the city? I know of some online outlets I can order it from, but was wondering if anyone had in-City ideas?

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