How To Can

How To Can

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The How to Can app from MOTHER EARTH NEWS is a comprehensive app that explains how to can fresh produce using both water bath and pressure canners. Complete basic instructions plus timing details for over 20 crops make this free app a must-have for anyone who cans or wants to learn how to can. Produced by America’s leading magazine on self-sufficient living, the app’s instructions are adapted from authoritative canning advice from the United States Department of Agriculture and Jarden Home Brands, maker of the Ball brand home canning products, America’s leading supplier of canning jars, lids and supplies.

The Basics section will fully equip even the most novice of canners with all the information needed to get started canning. It provides the list of recommended equipment, safety guidelines, and detailed step-by-step instructions for both water bath and pressure canning methods.

The Crops section gives the quantity of produce you’ll need and the expected yield of canned goods to help you plan efficiently. Complete instructions are included — plus an easy-to-use chart detailing the proper processing times — for each crop and recipe. Included in the Crops:

Fruits: Canning Syrup, Apple Butter, Applesauce, Apricots, Berries, Cherries, Fruit Purees, Grape Juice, Peaches, Pears, Plums

Tomatoes/Tomato Products: Tomato Juice, Crushed Tomatoes, Whole or Halved Tomatoes, Spaghettis Sauce, Tomato Ketchup, Chile Salsa

Vegetables: Asparagus, Snap Beans, Beets, Carrots, Corn, Mixed Vegetables, Okra, Peas, Pumpkins and Winter Squash, Spinach and Other Greens

The Resources section will provide links to more books and sites to further hone your canning skills. Plus, you’ll find the best way to get quality home canning supplies and news from Ball Canning and Recipes.

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  • (54 stars)

    by Leroy Nichols on 04/04/2013

    This App works flawlessly after the content is downloaded. Just tap the photo on right top of page after content is downloaded. A wealth of information well worth paying for if it wasn't free. Thanks for another wonderful app.

  • (54 stars)

    by Linda Thomas on 15/02/2013

    Wow! So much good information! I downloaded on my droid phone-comes in beautifully and it is so helpful.

  • (54 stars)

    by A Google User on 24/10/2012

    Makes canning simple. saves you money.

  • (54 stars)

    by Susan on 06/05/2012

    Awesome

  • (54 stars)

    by Becki on 13/04/2012

    Droidx

  • (54 stars)

    by Sheena on 09/04/2012

    Is this just a ploy to get emails? Downloaded but nothing happens after I installed content!! Uninstalling!!!!!!

  • (54 stars)

    by wyrdway on 27/03/2012

    Please fix