Canning Basics: Tutorials, Recipes & More

updated Jun 4, 2019
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Small-batch canning and making your own equipment are just a couple of the many preservation-related posts in our archives. Check out the following tips, tutorials, recipe ideas, and more … and if you’re still stumped about anything, leave a comment and we’ll do our best to cover it in a future post!

Canning Tips & Tutorials

• 1 Hot and Steamy: A Visual Tour of Hot Water Bath Canning
• 2 How To Make Your Own Canning Equipment
• 3 Canning Questions? Ask Marisa McClellan: Topics include meat sauces, spoilage, air bubbles, using your own recipes, and soups
• 4 Canning Basics: What’s the Deal with Pectin?
• 5 Small-Batch Canning: Making Cherry Preserves

Recipe Ideas

Fun Stuff

• How To Host a Canning Party

Crafty Kitchen: Creative Toppers for Homemade Preserves

Decorate Your Jars! Five Lovely Canning Label Templates

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