The best place to master home canning and find home canning supplies.
- Published on January 10 2011
- Written by David Blackburn (All Rights Reserved)
Learn how to can seasonal and local foods so you can enjoy them year round. We provide a simple approach to preserving foods and learning how to can at home.
You will find easy to follow home canning recipes with associated videos for the six steps in learning the two types of home canning processing; water bath processing and pressure canner processing. We have canning supplies at our complete and secure home canning supply store with checkout and shipment made by Amazon.com. In addition, we invite you to find local grown foods at your nearest farmers' market, published by the the United States Department of Agriculture.
Our free videos are designed to teach you how to can in a progressive manner in terms of canning difficulty. We recommend mastering Video 1 before moving onto Video 2, etc. Once you’ve mastered all six videos, you should be able to can just about anything that is safe to can at home. All recipes at CanningUSA.com refer back to the appropriate video and contain a link to the appropriate page with a reminder of the method.
We are changing our website software and host. This new format will provide easier navigation, additional recipes with measurements calculated for pint and quart jar canning batches. There are new icons for printing and e-mailing recipes. There are also some helpful external websites in the Home Canning Resources plus the USDA Complete Home Canning Guide in PDF (slow loading) format. It's a big project and will take a bit of time. You may go to the recipes in the old website format. Thanks again.
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If you are new to home canning, we recommend you begin with this video.
You will learn how to can jam, infuse fruit and then process them in a hot waterbath canner.
The second step in learning to can at home continues with the use of a waterbath canner.
You will learn to home can fruit in syrup or to can fruit pie filling.
This third video will teach you how to use a waterbath canner for home canning tomatoes in several ways; home canning whole tomatoes, home canning diced tomatoes, home canning tomato sauces and home canning salsa.
Introduction to a pressure canner, sometimes referred to as a pressure cooker.
At the end of this video you should understand how to can low acid foods how to home can vegetables and home canned soup.
The fifth step continues with the pressure canner.
You will learn how to can complete meals, home canning of chili, stews and meat sauces.
The last in our series of videos will teach you how to cold pack certain meats and fish.
Our areas of focus within this site are:
An introduction to CanningUSA.com: Four reasons to can at home.
Home Canning Fruits for Breakfast, Snacks and Desserts: Jams, preserves, fruits in syrup and pie fillings.
Home Canning Tomatoes: High and low acid tomato sauces.
Home Canning Condiments: High acid and low acid condiments from catsup to gherkins.
Home Canning Meats, Chilis and Stews: Delicious winter meals-in-a-jar.
Canning Techniques for home canning.
Home Canning for Emergency Preparedness: Coming Soon
Interface with other good educational canning websites and home canning resources.
We were recently included in the bibliography of a new book that is available at our canning store: The Complete Guide to Preserving Meat, Fish, and Game: Step-by-step Instructions to Freezing, Canning, Curing, and Smoking (Back-To-Basics), Ken Oster, 2011