800 Organized Canning Recipes - Canning any time of the year is just wonderful. If you have an abundance of crops, fruits and veggies to eat or get rid of, canning is perfect to do just that and ensure you have food for the uncertain times. Image Credit:
Canning with Agave in stead of sugar. Agave Nectar is also a sugar substitute and should be added like a honey. Since it is composed of real sugars (fructose and glucose), it performs well as a preservative. Its lower glycemic index helps protect against health risks associated with higher glycemic sweeteners. Agave is a 1:1 for honey, maple syrup and for each cup of white sugar replaced, use 2/3 of a cup of agave and reduce other liquids by 1/4 to 1/3 cup.
Do NOT do this! Please don't follow EVERY canning recipe that you see online. Safe Canning has strict guidelines in regards of acidity (vinegar), salt or sugar . Your jars HAVE to be straight up throughout the WHOLE process!!
Pickled Beets from Food.com: My bosses wife gave me this recipe that used to belong to her mother. They are wonderful and easy to make. For my first canning experience she had fresh beets and leftover liquid so she sent me home with them, the recipe, her canner and jarss. I have been canning ever since. (Regarding Pressure canners: I dont have a pressure canner however I checked one of my canning guides and it stated to process pints of pickled beets at 10 lbs for 10 minutes. Thats...