Learning how to properly can food at home is not difficult at all, and I have found home canning to be a lot of fun. Canning food in jars is an excellent hobby idea, but home canning is much more than a simple hobby, and experienced home canners are very serious about their kitchen craft. The satisfaction that comes from preparing, cooking, canning and preserving healthy, nutritious food for the family without chemical preservatives, dyes, additives and pesticides is reason enough to learn how to can your own food in the comfort of your own home.
Experienced and seasoned home canners give many different reasons why they choose to spend hours throughout the week and weekends at home canning fresh fruits, jams, jellies, preserves, tomatoes, salsas, sauces, vegetables, meat, fish, poultry etc. If you have ever tasted the freshness and delicious taste of home canned strawberry preserves versus store-bought preserves, you can begin to understand the vast difference between commercially sold canned foods vs home canned foods.
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