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Making Unsweetened Jam

I have been experimenting with unsweetened jams. For me, unsweetened means truly unsweetened, no sugar and no synthetic sweeteners. I have…

Started by Sunshine Bellon

4 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by Pat Johnson

Build a Food Dehydrator

Above is a view of the front of the dehydrator showing the computer fan on the right to add more air into the unit, the electrical box mou…

Started by Paul Lueders

10 Oct 20, 2015
Reply by Mike Harmon

Root celler help please

Hello   I have no idea if this subject is fitting for this group but hey I'm looking to preserve my food right? I want to create a root cel…

Started by go-Monkey Design

2 May 8, 2014
Reply by Tasha Raymond

Ball Platinum Wide Mouth 16 oz Jars

Does anyone have a good source for the short wide mouth canning jars. I ran across a pkg of 4 at Target but they were on clearance and the…

Started by Karin Bosela

6 Apr 21, 2013
Reply by Joseph Antecki Jr

I'm a newbie!

I am a new member of the food preservation group, hoping that i might be able to learn about doing some pickling, preserves, jams, dehydrat…

Started by Nicholas Linzenmeyer

16 Jun 29, 2012
Reply by Gabriela


I have a recipe from a magazine that shows you how to make your own mustard.  The problem it doesn't show how to can it or if it can be can…

Started by Christene

11 Mar 11, 2012
Reply by Mark Boroyan

Pressure canner required? (Tomatoes +)

   Hi.  I'm new to this discussion group, so maybe this has been answered before, but. . . I just started canning last year (earned the nic…

Started by Ginger Watkin

10 Oct 17, 2011
Reply by Pat Johnson

Dehydrating peaches.

Has anyone ever dehydrated peaches? I plan on doing this within the next couple days. Any pointers?

Started by Lauren Mae Spiker Cook

5 Sep 11, 2011
Reply by Mosside

Unorthodox Canning Method: starting with cold jars?

Hi everyone!   I posted this question on the Ball jar Facebook page recently but they pretty much advised me to not stray beyond the recomm…

Started by Aliza Ess

8 Sep 10, 2011
Reply by Pat Johnson

Pensacola Can Can Club

I have scheduled the first meetings of the canning club I am starting. The first meetings will be be duplicates that allow everyone who is…

Started by Pat Johnson

36 Aug 23, 2011
Reply by Pat Johnson



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