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How to Can Food: 50 Tips for Beginners

Learning how to can food is an essential homesteading skill, whether you live in the suburbs or out in the middle of nowhere.

6 Fast Rules For Making Bread

01 Use fresh ingredients - especially yeast

Yeast Package

02 Storage: dry is nice


These simple tips will help you stock your pantry with home-canned goods and  enjoy the bounty of your harvest, no matter where you live.

Tip 1: Always use fresh, high-quality produce, free of blemishes or damage, to ensure the best flavor and safe preservation.

Tip 2: Use only the mason jar sizes recommended in your canning recipe. Do this to maintain safe processing times.

Tip 3: Follow tested, reliable recipes from trusted sources to ensure proper pH and canning safety.

Tip 4: Use white vinegar to wipe the rims of your jars before sealing to ensure no food particles interfere with the seal.

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