Looking for the best canning and preserving books? You're in the right place. Use this list of 21 best canning and preserving books for beginners through pros to get started.
When I first became interested in canning and preserving in our off grid kitchen, I looked online. I'd scroll through websites and Amazon listings for canning books. I spent hours reading through the National Center for Home Food Preservation's free canning resources.
And I even bought some Kindle canning books. Now, that was fine for inspiration. And for getting my head around the basics of how to preserve our food.
But when it came to actually needing step-by-step instructions as I worked, I really missed having an old-fashioned print book.
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What Kind of Food Preservation Book do You Need?
Maybe you're a backyard homesteader looking for ideas on how to preserve your vegetable garden harvest. Or maybe you're building up your long-term food supply by bulk-buying produce or meat when it's on sale.
Whatever the case, the best canning and preserving books include recipes, tutorials, and safety tips that help you get started pickling, preserving, and more.
Whether you’ve just started canning or you’ve been preserving your food for years, there is something for everyone in between. Here are the best canning and food preservation books for 2021.
In addition to canning, preserving and dehydrating, I'm looking forward to learning how to preserve our game meat more effectively. Watch the blog for new posts on this topic. And if you want to get notified when new posts get published, subscribe to our free newsletter.