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Food Preservation Without Sugar or Salt

by P. Kendall* (10/12) Quick Facts… All fruits can safely be canned or frozen without sugar. Sweet relish and pickle recipes do not adapt as well to sugar-free canning as do plain fruits. Use recipes from reliable sources. Process all pickles by the boiling-water method using timetables adjusted for altitude. Jams […]

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Canning Vegetables

by P. Kendall and E. Shackelton* (9/13) Quick Facts… Most recipes for home canned foods will require elevation adjustments to time and/or the processing method. Can vegetables only in a pressure canner and at the pressure required to reach 240° F for your elevation. At varying elevations, the processing time stays […]

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Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products

by M. Bunning, E. Shackelton, and P. Kendall* (6/22) Tomatoes are one of the most popular home-canned product in the United States. They also are one of the most commonly spoiled home-canned products. The canning processes recommended in this fact sheet are the result of USDA research on safe home-canning procedures […]