Canning Food With a Water Bath Canner

Water bath canning is a relatively simple way to prepare many types of food for long term food storage and is great for beginners. Once you have selected the freshest ingredients to can, you will need a water bath canner. A water bath canner is basically just a large pot that has the capacity to hold up to seven quart sized mason jars.

Home Canning – A Hassle Free Method

All foods in their natural state contain microorganisms, such as molds, yeasts and bacteria as well as enzymes. Food spoils when these enzyme, mold, yeast and bacteria growth is not controlled. In this respect, a proper and safe home canning procedure is one of the most important methods to protect the food from being rotten.