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Adams Stew … another “Cooked in the Jar” favorite

I’m not canning Adams Stew today … but I am eating it. My husband has tomorrow (Monday) off for his New Years holiday, so–after a Sunday of errands, having brunch with friends, etc.–we’re sitting here this evening enjoying a late … Continue reading

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“Cooked in the Jar” Potato Soup!

This was the first of my experiments with “cooking food in the jar” … right as it cans! It’s a raw-pack soup, so that means I start out from a different angle than your typical hot-pack soup does … but … Continue reading

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Let’s talk canning basics: Pressure Canning

Pressure Canners and BWB canners are similar … and–at the same time–very different. They’re similar in that they both use the combination of a metal pot, water, and heat … in order to kill bacteria in a glass jar of … Continue reading

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Headspace … and volume :)

In addition to my ramble about maintaining proper headspace, I also wanted to make quick mention of the difference between headspace and volume in a canning jar. Volume, as it relates to our topic … and as defined by Merriam … Continue reading

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Let’s talk “headspace” :)

When you read a good canning recipe, you’ll always find certain elements of the canning process outlined, including: processing method: is it a BWB (Boiling Water Bath) recipe, or a pressure canner recipe? processing time: just how long should the … Continue reading

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