So, you planted a garden, lucked out when your property included fruit trees, stumbled upon a produce sale you just couldn’t pass up, or joined a CSA. Good for you! Now what? What will you do with all that bounty?
Your choices are a) quickly consume your harvest before it spoils b) give it away or c) preserve it to enjoy in the future.
One of the best ways to preserve—the method of food preservation that is making a big comeback—is known as “canning.”
Canning is not difficult, but it is a procedure that should be followed precisely.