Canning 101 - Melissa K. Norris
Aug 30

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Pioneering Podcast Episode #6 Canning 101 www.melissaknorris.comWe’ll post new episodes every Friday. If you subscribe you’ll get every episode for free. Subscribe via RSS

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The pioneers didn’t depend on supermarkets for their food source, and neither do you. In today’s episode we’ll discuss:

  • Waterbath Canning
  • Pressure Canning
  • Acidic vs. non-acidic food
  • Shelf life
  • Rotating stock
  • How to use a pressure canner
  • How long to boil your foods when eating homecanned goods
  • Which option is best for your family

I look forward to sharing with you. Please email me at melissa(at)melissaknorris(dot)com with questions or comments. I’d love to have a readers show where I answer your questions. Or leave your question in the comments section below.


Low Sugar No Pectin Strawberry Jam

No Pectin Cherry Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Apple Butter

Apple Pie Filling

Marinated Pickled Asparagus 

Waterbath vs. Pressure Canning


About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

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