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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 P. Kendall* (5/12) Quick Facts… Select disease-free, preferably vine-ripened, firm tomatoes for canning. Avoid overripe tomatoes. To ensure safe acidity in whole, crushed or juiced tomatoes, add 2 tablespoons of bottled lemon juice or 1/2 teaspoon of citric acid per quart of tomatoes. For pints, add 1 tablespoon bottled lemon […]