Foods that are naturally high in acid, including most fruits, or acidified foods, such as pickles and salsas, may be processed in a steam canner. Most tested recipes for processing high acid foods in a boiling water canner may be adapted for use in a steam canner by using these instructions.
Caryn Wheeler, Jared Hibbard-Swanson |
Nov 2022 |
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