20 Best Books on Canning & Preserving in 2024

20 Best Books on Canning & Preserving in 2024

When you dive into food preservation, grab some of these best books on canning and preserving for your bookshelf! When I dove headfirst into food preservation, I grabbed several books on canning and preserving. While the internet is a great source of knowledge, sometimes, having a book in hand with all the information you need…

24 Canning Recipes for Strawberries You’ll Love This Spring

24 Canning Recipes for Strawberries You’ll Love This Spring

Don’t let your strawberries go to waste! Try a few different canning recipes for strawberries to use up your delicious harvest. One of my favorite seasons is strawberry season. We have a small strawberry patch, and our kids often go pick strawberries at local farms as well. We love finding different canning recipes for strawberries…

Canning Cranberry Juice: An Easy Homemade Recipe

Canning Cranberry Juice: An Easy Homemade Recipe

Preserve cranberries this holiday season by canning cranberry juice, a great canning recipe for beginners! I thoroughly enjoy cranberries, and they go on sale in November and December during the holiday months. Take advantage of the sales and try canning cranberry juice yourself. There are two ways to can cranberry juice. You can use a…

Fingertip Tight for Canning: What Does It Even Mean?

Fingertip Tight for Canning: What Does It Even Mean?

When you’re canning, make sure you know how tightly to put on the bands – it’s fingertip tight! Did you read a few canning recipes and see the words “fingertip tight” and wonder what they mean? Nearly every directions for any canning recipe tells you that you need to put the canning rings on fingertip…