Food Preservation

Choosing the Best Foods for Home Canning – Which Foods Are Safe?


How to Choose the Best Foods for Home Canning Last week, I sat in the kitchen watching as my in-laws carefully canned a dozen quarts of tomatoes from their beautiful garden. They are pros, and after years of canning experience, I suspected that they had quite a bit they could teach me. So I started [...]

Home Canning Basics – It’s Not Just Your Grandmother’s Hobby Anymore


Whether you’re preparing for a long winter or an emergency survival situation, canning is one skill that every survivalist needs to know. All the bounty of your summer garden will quickly disappear once cold weather arrives, but you can make it last with the help of home canning. By using some simple canning techniques, you [...]