Water bath canning pot and jars of home canned food.

There are several ways to preserve food. Freezing, dehydrating, and canning all help to keep food for long periods. Each of these food preservation techniques has its positives and negatives. They also require different tools to achieve the end result. For the moment, I would like to focus on canning. Canning is a great way to preserve food long-term, this includes preserving the garden harvest and as part of winter preparation. One of the main benefits is you don’t have to worry about losing your food if the power goes out for extended periods of time – unlike with freezing. This beginner’s guide to canningRead More →