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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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When should hazelnuts be roasted? Any yummy recipes?

When is the best time to roast filberts, raw or dried? Everything I've found on the internet says to roast after drying. I have already cracked a bunch of undried filberts. Do I just roast as if dried? Do you have recipes for flavored roasted nuts?

By Nellie Oehler

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Did fresh lemon juice ruin my salsa?

We have already made 14 pints of red salsa & are now looking at using our green tomatoes in salsa verde. I was reading a recipe on line which said you cannot use fresh lemon or lime juice for canning. That's all we used in our red version. (1/2 cup per 7 pints) I'd hate to think we'd have to throw...

By Nellie Oehler

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Info on meat drying?

Do you have information on drying meats?

By Jeanne Brandt

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Would I be nuts to can nuts?

I have purchased two 12 oz packages of nuts , I want to can them, can you tell me what size canning jars that I will need?

By Jeanne Brandt

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Is canning with butter a bad idea?

Is it safe to hot water bath can anything with Dairy butter added? Like caramelized onions in salsa?

By Nellie Oehler

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Motor home canning, can I use an electric pressure canner to save my propane?

I would like to get an electric pressure cooker that will pressure can fish in pint jars in my motor home. Is there one that does a reliable job of it? Don't want to use standard non-electric model because it would use too much propane to do on the stove.

By Nellie Oehler