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  1. Food and water
    Old style canning jars green & wire bale what do i do with them? I have a few doz old canning jars I have green jars and green and clear jars with the glass lid an wire bails {loops} that hold the lid on. they were handed down through the years from the family an I do not need any more...
  2. Food and water
    Who here has some recipes on canning squash and zucchini? For fathers day I got a Presto 01370 8 quart pressure cooker. Then today my wife bought me a Presto 1745 16 quart pressure canner. The squash and zucchini are still producing, which means I need to start canning. How do you can your...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Previously, I've only canned pints and smaller. A week or so ago I did 7 quarts of pickles. In my canner there wasn't much water on top of them - maybe 1/2 an inch (I had it filled right up to the very top). I was reading in my manual that it says not to do hot water bath quarts because the...
  4. Food and water
    As always, thanks to all of you for always coming to the rescue with your knowledge! One of our favorite recipes is Hungarian Ghoulash - a kind of beef stew in a very spicy tomato-based gravy - and I'd like to can a bunch of it for future use. My question - typically the gravy is thickened at...
  5. Food and water
    I am exploring home canning over a wood fire. It is always too hot in the summer to can inside the house so theoretically canning outside over a rocket stove would be a good idea. Has anyone tried this? The thing I like about the rocket stove is the small amount of fuel that you need to run...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    fruit.. tuna.. soup.. NOTHING says survival like canned goods! anybody else been stockin up on these goodys? WAL-MART is #1 for this purpose for me!:thumb:
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Has anyone canned meat? I been reading several articles by Jackie Clay on the subject. She says for instance canned venison will last a long long time. She said 10 years is no big deal. I never have canned meat and dont know how it taste afterwards. Didnt know if any of you had experience in...
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