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Home Preserving and Bottling Books

Recommended Books about Canning, Jam making, Food Drying and Preserving

Whether you are canning for your first time or in your 50th year of canning; all the books and recipes you need are here, and at the best prices you'll find anywhere.

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Preserving Books for the UK

The Basic Basics Jams, Preserves and Chutneys (Paperback)

by Marguerite Patten (Author)

How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-sufficiency (Paperback)

 

Vegetable Growing Month-by-month: The Down-to-earth Guide That Takes You Through the Vegetable Year (Paperback)

by John Harrison (Author)

 

American Canning (Bottling) books


Pressure Cookers for Dummies

Here's another good book, if you have a pressure cooker or pressure canner.

Putting Food By

Preserving Summer's Bounty
"Stocking Up",

 

The Ball Blue Book of Preserving

This is THE book on canning AND freezing!  My grandmother used this book when I was a child.  It tells you in simple instructions how to can almost anything; complete with recipes for jam, jellies, pickles, sauces, canning vegetables, meats, etc.  If it can be canned, this book likely tells you how! Click on the link below for more information and / or to buy (no obligation to buy)




 

Joy of Cooking: All About Canning & Preserving Click at left for more information or to get a current price or buy the book.

More than 75 recipes -- presented for the first time ever -- with the clear, comprehensive instructions you've come to expect from the Joy of Cooking

Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving

by United States Dept. of Agriculture - These guys ARE the authority on processing times for safety!

 

The Kerr Home Canning book

 

The Jamlady Cookbook

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Home Canning Kits

This is the same 33 qt (total volume) type of  standard canner that my grandmother used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce.
 

  If you want only the canner, without the Ball Blue Book, tongs, lid lifter, jar funnel and other supplies, click at left for more information!

 
If you have a glass or ceramic stove top, then flat bottomed canners are generally recommended.  Here's a good value on at 21 Quart (total volume) one!