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Are one piece lids approved?

Are one piece lids approved for water bath canning? I was wanting to switch to one piece plastisol lined canning lids for jam- the continuous thread type not lug. are they acceptable for products sold at farmer's markets or at our farm store?

By Sara Runkel

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How do I turn my grapes into raisins?

I want to know the steps to make raisins from grapes I have grown.

By Nellie Oehler

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Is canning with fresh lemon juice a safety risk?

I used fresh squeezed lemon and lime juice for canning salsa in water bath. is that ok?

By Jeanne Brandt

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Can I use Stevia for canning?

My husband is now a type 2 diabetic. I cannot have artificial sweeteners. I would like to find a way to can fruit without doing it one way for him and a different way for me. I've been using Stevia with fruit I am putting up in the freezer. Can I also use Stevia instead of sugar with the fruit I am...

By Nellie Oehler

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Yogurt Made Simple - FS173E

Publication provides information on how to make yogurt at home.

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Should I Vacuum Package Food at Home? - SP50-603

Things to know about vacuum packaging food, including safety and potential for bacteria to grow

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Safety of Canned Food that Freezes - SP50-695

Guidelines for determining the safety of canned food that has frozen.

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Preserving for Special Diets - SP50-646

This provides the home food preserver information on reducing sugar and/or salt when preserving food for those with special dietary needs.

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Shipping Food Gifts - SP50-933

Instructions and tips for shipping food products as gifts.