Video: How To Can Fruits and Vegetables
See how to can your own fruits and vegetables so you can enjoy them year-round.
A time-honored summer and fall tradition, canning is a great way to save money, share recipes, and enjoy garden fruits and vegetables long after the growing season’s over. In this video, you’ll learn how to can. We’ll show you an easy home-canning method that uses boiling water to heat and seal jars. This water-bath method is great for canning foods with high acid content like jams and jellies, tomatoes, salsas, and pickled vegetables. You’ll see all other tools and canning supplies you’ll need and learn how to properly sterilize the jars and lids. See a trick for releasing air bubbles and a trick for sealing lids. You’ll learn how to tell if your mason jars are properly vacuum sealed and ready for safe storage. Learn how long your canned foods will stay fresh and get tips and additional resources for ensuring safe canning. You’ll be surprised how simple and easy home canning is!
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