With a few tools and basic techniques, you're on your way
Follow directions and use only tested recipes. Do both of these things and you won’t need to worry about botulism; all our recipes are high-acid enough to kill any bacteria.
Can foods that taste much better in season than out of season, such as tomatoes.
Focus on one food per day ― say, beans for pickling, or berries for jam.
Make large amounts so you get a good payoff for your time (our recipes each make a lot).
Don’t double the recipes For reliable results, stick to the amounts given. If you want to make two batches, start the second while the first is in the canner.