The All New Ball Book Of Canning And Preserving

The All New Ball Book Of Canning And Preserving

COMPREHENSIVE CANNING GUIDE

The ultimate canning guide for today's home cooks! The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving offers over 350 recipes, covering techniques like water bath and pressure canning and more.

 

A Sample of Recipes:
  • Straberry-Rhubaab Jam
  • Nectarine and Sour Cherry Jam
  • Strawberry-Tequila Agave jam
  • Chocolate-Cherry Jam
  • Apricot-Lavendar Jam
  • Pear Jam
  • Orange-Banana Jam

Available in both Kindle, Paperback and Spiral-bound.

Not Your Mama's Canning Book: Modern Canned Goods

Not Your Mama's Canning Book: Modern Canned Goods

NEW RECIPES FOR CANNING

Discover the art of canning with Rebecca Lindamood's flavorful recipes! This comprehensive book covers jams, pickles, and more, ensuring there's something for everyone.

 

Recipes Include:
  • Gyro Tacos
  • Turkey Sanjeok
  • Spirited Apple Tarts
  • Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
  • Herbed Pea Rice
  • Drunken Peach Milshake
  • Sweet and Spicy Panko Crusted Salmon

Available in both Kindle and Paperback.

Amish Canning And Preserving Cookbook: 350+

Amish Canning And Preserving Cookbook: 350+

350 CANNING RECIPES

This comprehensive canning guide features straightforward recipes for fruits, tomatoes, pickles, relishes, jams, jellies, soups, and more. Experience the unique rhythm of Amish living and start preserving!

 

A Few Recipes:
  • Plum and Marrow Squash Jam
  • Tutti Frutti Jam
  • Rowan Jelly
  • Apple Jelly
  • Quince & Orange Marmalede
  • Cherries in Eau De Vie
  • Blueberry Pie Filling

Available in Kindle, Hardcover and Paperback.

The Homestead Canning Cookbook: •Simple, Safe

The Homestead Canning Cookbook: Simple, Safe

SAFE AND EASY CANNING

Master food preserver Georgia Varozza shares safe and easy canning methods. Learn the basics, fit canning into your busy life, and enjoy wholesome recipes for fruits, vegetables, meat, and more.

 

Some of the Recipes:
  • Blackberry Jam with Liquid Pectin
  • Dill Pickle relish
  • Kropfs' Best Salsa
  • Apricot Jam with powdered Pectin
  • Dilly Beans (pickled)
  • Hot Chili Salsa
  • Easy Tomato Catsup

Available in Kindle, Paperback and Spiral-bound.


Ball Canning Back to Basics: A Foolproof Guide

Ball Canning Back to Basics: A Foolproof Guide

CAN IT, PICKLE IT, STORE IT

Ball Canning Back to Basics provides beginner-friendly tutorials and classic recipes for jams, pickles, and sauces. With 100 versatile recipes and trusted tips, you'll create delicious preserves every time.

 

A Sample of Included Recipes:
  • Sour Cherry jam
  • Sweet Cherry jam
  • Currant Jelly
  • Straberry Balsamic Jelly
  • Meyer Lemon Marmalade
  • Chocolate-Rapsberry Sauce
  • Sweet Pickled Radish

Available in Kindle, Paperback and Spiral-bound.

The Amish Canning Cookbook: Plain and Simple

The Amish Canning Cookbook: Plain and Simple

AMISH KITCHEN COOKBOOK

Discover the joy of preserving with The Amish Canning Cookbook. Georgia Varozza shares history, essential tools, safe canning instructions, and versatile recipes for fruit, vegetables, meat, and more.

 

Favorite Recipes:
  • Basic Fruit Butter
  • Blackberry Jam with Liquid Pectin
  • Rapsberry Jam with Powdered Pectin
  • Boysenberry Jelly with Pectin
  • Blueberry Pie Filling
  • Deluxe Chow Chow
  • Hot Dog Green Tomato Relish

Available in both Kindle and Spiral-bound.

The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning: Everything

The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning: Everything

STEP-BY-STEP RESOURCE

The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning provides step-by-step instructions, essential tips, and over 80 delicious recipes for preserving stocks, soups, meats, vegetables, and more. Achieve canning perfection.

 

Recipes Include:
  • Beef Paprikash
  • Rabbit Cacciatore
  • Hungarian Goulash
  • Chicken Potpie Filling
  • Shellfish Stock
  • Ribollita
  • Candied Jalapenos

Available in Kindle, Paperback and Spiral-bound.

Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving

Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving

BIG BOOK OF HOME PRESERVING

The Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving, features 400 innovative recipes for salsas, sauces, pickles, jams, and more. With comprehensive directions, safety guidelines, and useful tips for home preserving..

 

Several Recipes:
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Heavenly Fig jam
  • Sweet Apple Cider Butter
  • Seville Orange Marmalade
  • Curry Raisin Jelly
  • Honey-spiced Peaches
  • Pear Port Compote

Available in Hardcover, Paperback and Spiral-bound.


Canning and Preserving Cookbooks
   
Canning and Preserving Cookbooks

There are several canning methods used to preserve food. The choice of method depends on the acidity of the food being preserved. Here are the three main canning methods:

1. Water Bath Canning: Water bath canning is suitable for high-acid foods such as most fruits, jams, jellies, pickles, and acidic tomato-based products. The process involves immersing sealed jars of food in a boiling water bath for a specific amount of time. This method uses heat to destroy any microorganisms and enzymes that could cause spoilage. Be sure to use proper canning jars, lids, and bands designed for canning to ensure a proper seal.

2. Pressure Canning: Pressure canning is necessary for low-acid foods such as vegetables, meats, poultry, and seafood. These foods have a pH level above 4.6 and require higher temperatures to kill harmful bacteria like Clostridium botulinum. Pressure canning involves using a specialized pressure canner to raise the internal temperature above the boiling point of water. This method ensures safe preservation by achieving temperatures of 240°F (116°C) or higher.

3. Steam Canning: Steam canning is a newer method that is suitable for high-acid foods and some acidified foods. It is a shorter, simpler process compared to water bath canning. Steam canners have a built-in rack that holds the jars and use steam to heat the food. However, it's important to note that steam canning is not suitable for low-acid foods like vegetables and meats.

It's crucial to follow approved recipes, processing times, and methods specified in reliable canning resources to ensure food safety. Additionally, always use clean and undamaged jars, lids, and bands during the canning process.

Consult reputable sources such as the USDA's Complete Guide to Home Canning or your local extension service for detailed instructions and guidelines specific to your location and the food you are preserving. The preserving and canning cookbooks listed on this page will have lots of information and recipes to get you started.