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How to Can

Learn how to can your own fruits and vegetables so you can enjoy them year-round. A time-honored summer and fall tradition, canning is a great way to save money, share recipes, and enjoy garden fruits and vegetables even in winter, long after the growing season is over. In this video, you'll learn how to can. We'll show you an easy home-canning method that uses boiling water to heat and seal jars. This water-bath method is great for canning foods with high acid content like jams and jellies, tomatoes, salsas, and pickled vegetables. You'll see which jars and lids are suitable for this canning method and all the other tools and canning supplies you'll need. You'll learn how to properly sterilize the jars and lids. We'll show you a trick for releasing any air bubbles from filled jars and a way to seal lids onto jars and sterilize them. You'll find out how to tell if your mason jars are properly vacuum sealed and ready for safe storage. You'll learn where and for how long your canned foods will stay fresh in the pantry or refrigerator. You'll also get tips and additional guides and resources for ensuring safe canning. You'll be surprised how simple and easy home canning is! See our recipes for canning and preserving @ http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Fruits-and-Vegetables/Canning-and-Preserving/Main.aspx Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Allrecipes Twitter @Allrecipesvideo Pinterest http://pinterest.com/allrecipes/
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