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Venison - Pressure Can

How to Pressure Can Venison

Pressure canning venison is quite easy, saves freezer space, and produces a shelf-stable, ready-to-use product that tastes amazing. Here, we share the simple steps of how to pressure can venison. This basic recipe can also be used for canning cubes or strips of elk, beef, pork, bear, or lamb. Raw pack or Hot pack...

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Chunky Spiced Applesauce

In the fall apples are cheap and abundant. Making this chunky spiced applesauce is a great way to preserve some of that bounty. Thanks to Marissa McClellan for sharing this recipe with us, from her book Naturally Sweet Food in Jars. Marisa suggests sweetening this chunky spiced applesauce with a splash of apple juice...

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Simply Canning Book

Simply Canning Book

June 2, 2021 | Canning, Canning 101, What's New

Did you hear? Sharon from Simply Canning has released the 2nd edition of her book. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the Simply Canning Book and the value it brings to home canners! About Simply Canning Sharon Peterson, the woman behind Simply Canning, began her canning journey for the same reason...

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Are Canning Jars Tempered? Get the facts here.

April 1, 2021 | Canning, Canning 101, Uncategorized

Are canning jars tempered? No, canning jars are not tempered. There are many conflicting claims, and articles posting misinformation which has resulted in significant confusion regarding this topic. We looked at the science and wanted to shed some truth on the matter.  The fact is canning jars are not tempered, not even Ball canning...

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Button Lids - Fillmore Container-jelly queens

Do I need a Button Lid?

February 8, 2021 | Pickling, Small Business Resources

You do not always need a Button Lid! In this post we will explain when and why you should consider a button lid. What is the Purpose of the Button? The button on a lid indicates there was enough vacuum created in the jar or bottle to pull down the button and keep it...

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two-piece home canning lids

Where to Find Home Canning Lids

January 21, 2021 | Canning, News, Product, What's New

*Update: We continue to receive occasional shipments of Bulk Canning Lids and Bands and Ball Retail Packs. See which are available here. The shortage in supply of home canning lids, also known as 2-piece canning lids, flats, or lids & bands or rings that began in 2020 is not over. Unfortunately, this shortage created...

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