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Master Gardener Tips for the Week

Two canning methods for produce: Are you planning to can some of your garden produce? Garden produce can be preserved by two canning methods, the water-bath or the pressure canner. Water-bath canning is for produce with high acidity, like pickles, most fruits, sauerkraut, tomatoes, jams and jellies.

The pressure canner is used for low-acid foods, like vegetables, meats, sea foods and salsas without added acid. Improperly canned produce may result in a deadly food poisoning.

Altitude and canning: Do you need to adjust your canning time or pressure for high altitude or can you use the recipe as...


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