This time of the year finds the kitchen counters piles high with tomatoes waiting to be turned in to tomato sauce and salsa, the refrigerator's crisper draws are crammed with string beans and carrots ready to be pressure canned, and cucumbers waiting to be turned into pickles. Yup, it is officially canning season. It can be overwhelming at times but here are some strategies to prepare for canning season.
How To Pressure Can Green Beans (Raw-Pack Method)
How to Pressure Can Green Beans (Raw Pack Method) | I'm all for saving time in the kitchen! No woman ever said, "I have way too much time on my hands these days." But in the interest of saving time, we can't sacrifice food safety. I consider some quick canning methods to be unsafe. Not the raw pack method, though -- it's both safe and time-saving. A win-win! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com
Fill Your Pantry with Home Canned Carrots
Take advantage of the seasonal harvests to stock you pantry shelves with home canned carrots and build you home food storage. If you don’t grow your own carrots, consider purchasing in bulk at a local farmer’s market when in season and preserve to enjoy all year.