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How To Make Blueberry Jam

Making and canning your own blueberry jam is not as tricky as you might think! Whether you have years of experience making preserves or just a little, this simple recipe will tantalize you with the taste of summer blueberries year-round!

Home Canning Guide | How-To Can At Home

If you are trying home canning for the first time or just need a great reference guide, the USDA offers a Complete Guide To Home Canning. Download the full canning guide here.

Home Canning Series: I: Introduction

Unsure what to do with that bumper crop of vegetables and fruits from the garden this summer? Southern States will guide you through preserving your fruits and vegetables by canning them in Mason jars to enjoy year round.

Home Canning Series - II: Watermelon Rind Pickle

Watermelon Rind Pickle is an old southern favorite. There are many variations on how it is made. This recipe is a two day process.

Home Canning Series: III: Canning Methods

Various methods of preserving food in mason jars in the home kitchen are described.

Home Canning Series: IV: Troubleshooting Problems

Sometimes, even those who have been home canning for years may run into problems with their food-filled jars. Some problems are related to the condition of the jars or lids and/or how they were filled. Others relate to spoilage of the food or changes the food may have undergone during processing. We

Home Canning Series: V: Pressure Cooker Method

If you are new to home canning, don't be intimidated by thoughts of using a pressure canner. When used properly, pressure canners are very safe. At Southern States, we want to take the mystery out of pressure canning and provide you with answers to your pressure canning questions.

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