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Simple Guide to Successfully Canning Fresh Green Beans

Having grown up in the south and spent many summers with my grandparents I was exposed to canning operations from…

Water Bath Canning Supplies
Continue Reading 3 Water Bath Canner Alternatives You May Already Have and Don’t Realize

3 Water Bath Canner Alternatives You May Already Have and Don’t Realize

Water bath canners just like pressure canners can end up being quite expensive. However, a water bath canner is far…

Hot pack vs Cold Pack
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Hot Pack Canning vs Cold Pack Canning [What’s the Difference]

Hot pack canning involves boiling the food to reduce its size and remove excess air before packing it into heated…

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Continue Reading The Ultimate List of Canning Equipment & Supplies You Must Have

The Ultimate List of Canning Equipment & Supplies You Must Have

Preserving Food through Canning Is Easier Than You Think When many people think of canning they either get an image…

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This Is Hands down the Best Sleeping Bag for Cold Weather Backpacking

Now that we are in the full swing of winter you may be thinking that it is too cold for…

The Waterbob Vs Aquapod
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The Waterbob and Aquapod Large Quantity Emergency Water Storage

A Waterbob is a 100 gallon collapsible tank intended to store water for emergency situations. Unlike some other devices it…

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Can You Use an Alcohol Stove inside and Is It Safe?

Yes with care an alcohol stove is relatively safe to use inside. When choosing your fuel try to stick with…

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Should You Sharpen Your Folding Saw Blade or Just Buy a Replacement?

Most folding saws tend to be relatively cheap, often coming in at under $20. Because of the price it is…

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Why Do My Mason Lids Rust? A One-Stop Guide to Rust & Mason Lids

Mason Jars have been around for over 150 years. While they are great for canning, storing food and about a…