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When it comes to the art of canning, many times it’s best to do things by the book. However, as my guest today will explain, there are still opportunities to push the boundaries and get creative.
In this podcast episode, I’m joined by my friend Angi Schneider, an author and food preservation specialist who is an expert canner. Together we discuss some of the biggest myths about canning, why salt and sugar aren’t necessary, the truth about acid, and so much more. Most important, Angi and I also cover the things you should NEVER do when canning. Whether you’ve been canning for years or you’re just starting up, this episode provides a wealth of information to ensure your safety when preserving your favorite foods.
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Podcast Episode Resources and Links Mentioned
Connect with Angi below:
– Ultimate Guide to Preserving Vegetables – schneiderpeeps.com/book
– Pressure Canning for Beginners and Beyond – schneiderpeeps.com/books
– Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe – https://www.schneiderpeeps.com/canning-black-bean-and-corn-salsa/
– Canning your own soup mix – https://www.schneiderpeeps.com/safely-canning-soup-at-home-for-preparedness-and-convenience/
Learn more about canning in my Learn How to Can course, which is perfect for beginners!
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More Canning Resources:
- Answers for Your Tricky Canning Dilemmas (podcast episode)
- Why Canning Safety is Important (podcast episode)
- How to Can Food with No Special Equipment (blog article)
- The Ultimate Guide to Canning Safety (blog article)