Equipment Needed for Canning

You don't need to be intimidated by canning. When you follow the instructions of a recipe, it's easy and safe to can for the next year. Here is a list of equipment needed for canning.

Preserving food by canning is a great way to save money and provide your family with healthy, nutritious meals.

Jars are one of the most important pieces of canning equipment.

If you've ever tried to lift a hot jar from a pressure canner, you'll know why you need tongs.

Consider the wide-mouthed type to help you get the food into the jar with minimal mess.

You can use regular oven mitts, or you can buy something that is intended for grilling which I found gives me a better feel for exactly what I am doing without as much worry about dropping anything.

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