Canning season is right around the corner. Some folks have already begun. I love canning; it actually very calming and therapeutic for me. Plus, I get the added benefit of knowing I can feed my family good quality products year-round. Putting a garden in; no matter how big or small, is one of the best things you can do for your family.
Canning doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process. You don’t have to start with tons of fancy equipment. In my house, my basics are a giant stock pot, jars of all sizes, lids and rings to match. I can get quite a bit done in a day; which saves me so much time (and money) through the rest of the year. My hope is that with these few tips, you’ll have an easier time starting on your canning journey. [Read more…]