Food preservation is an important aspect of emergency preparedness. If you have a garden or simply enjoy the cost benefits of buying fresh foods in bulk, knowing how to preserve foods – via canning and pickling methods – is an important step in being environmentally conscious and not wasteful.
The guides offered by Ultimate Survival Skills take the daunting complexity and intimidation out of canning.
Many questions will be answered, including:
• What is the best method for canning?
• Is using the boiling water canning method safe?
• What should I know about preserving fruit?
• What are the hazards of canning bread?
• What should I know about canning pumpkin butter?
• How can I cure fish?
• Can I make freezer jam?
• What vegetables are best to pickle?
• How can I preserve tomatoes?
• What are the basics of learning to use a pressure cooker?
And many more!
These valuable resources, ranging from learning how to can in boiling water will teach you how to safely can foods and prevent food-bourne illness, caused by botulism and other unsafe canning practices.
Not only do homemade jams, jellies, fruit spreads, preserves and lemon curds make excellent toppings for homemade breads and pastries, but also they are also excellent gifts to give friends and family!
While cured fish may not sound like the most appetizing treat, this high-protein food is excellent for emergencies and survivalists. Easily stored in a pantry, having a readily available supply of meat that does not rely on conventional methods of energy for long-term storage is exceptionally valuable.
Learn more today by reading these informative detailed guides!
This resource will teach you how to fend off unwanted food-borne illness and safely can fruits and vegetables via the boiling water canning method.
This guide will teach you the basic 10 steps to Canning 101, with detailed information about making homemade jams and jellies. Learn how to can for emergency situations and how canned fruit spreads make an excellent gift for families and friends.
This guide explains the dangers and hazards of canning breads and cake at home. Unless they are properly canned, families risk deadly exposure to botulism.
This resource teaches how to safely can and preserve fruit. Canning Fruit is not a daunting task, but this simple resource explains the basics, providing an excellent introduction into food preservation.
If you have ever wanted to make homemade pumpkin butter and squash, this valuable resource details the safety issues surrounding canning pumpkin butter.
This detailed guide will teach you the basics of using a pressure cooker and features a 'how to' guide for canning vegetables, specifically beans, beats, carrots, corn, greens, mixed vegetables, peas, tomatoes, potatoes and a variety of soups.
This knowledgeable resource teaches you about curing fish. Fish are extremely high in protein and when pickled can last for years on a pantry's shelf. Ideal for emergency-type situations, learn how to preserve your summer catch.
This 404-page home canning guide resource highlights the importance and money-saving benefits of canning fruits and vegetables at home. You will learn how to make the most of your garden's productive bounty.
This resource is a must have for any beginning canner who desires to make homemade pickles and relishes. Packed with 27 pages of valuable information, this guide highlights pickling equipment, ingredients and a variety of recipes.
This guide will teach you the basics about how to make freezer jam and jellies, including refrigerated varieties. This type of "canning" offers a simple, easy approach to lining your pantry's freezer/refrigerator with delectable fruit spread goodies.
This comprehensive resource will teach you the differences between jams and jelly. Highlighted with a variety of common jams and jelly recipes, you will learn the basics of mastering this sweet spread - perfect for emergency storage and gift giving.
Learn the basics of making jams and jellies. This detailed resource is an excellent introduction into creating your own healthy, low-sugar, pectin-free fruit spreads.
This introductory guide to pickled foods will teach you how to can a variety of pickled vegetables and fruits. Several basic recipes are included - onion relish, peach pickles, watermelon rinds, etc.
Learn the benefits of pickling vegetables, including valuable processing and storage guide information. With a variety of healthy recipes, this introduction to pickling vegetables is a time-honor resource.
This valuable resource teaches the art of preserving fruit. Through canning methods, used for several centuries, fruits can be preserved in liquid and syrup, extending their life and maintaining their health benefits.
Learn to can the ideal fruit and/or vegetable - acidic tomatoes. Preserving tomatoes is easy with this instructional 'how to' guide explaining canning techniques and different methods of preparation.
This guide will teach you how to properly seal jars when processing jam and jelly. An important technique, improper canning methods can lead to food-borne illness and even death. Learn to properly preserve your summer's bounty!
This excellent guide will explain the basics of using a pressure cooker, including 15 step-by-step instructions for properly and safely canning and preserving fruits and vegetables.